The WorldBank supports Brazil with the Interaguas Project towards an integrated approach of water management. Still there is a Water Crisis going on.
The objective of the Federal Integrated Water Sector –Interaguas Project – is to supports the Government of Brazil to improve the coordination and strengthen the capacity among key federal institutions in the water sector toward an integrated approach. It started in 2011
Where did the US$ 107.33 million go to? We don’t see any progress!
Safe drinking water sends children (especially girls) back to school, empowers women, improves community health and fosters economic development.
There are more cell phones in Asia and Africa than toilets. But that wil change now. Because the African Union has started a big project to improve rural water supply, sanitation and hygiene in 10 countries in Africa.
The first 1,55 installations are operational in Tanzania and Kenya. By the end of 2014 that must be 5,000. SimGas starts trial runs in Rwanda and India. Within 5 years they expect to deliver in 10 African and Asian countries.
Like many subtropical regions, farmers in the Sub-Saharan – Africa – depend primarily on wood for energy.
Biogas is particularly well suited to meet household energy needs in Sub-Saharan Africa, while simultaneously improving both soil conditions and household sanitation.
These systems will spark a revolution in the biogas business in (sub)tropical regions by providing unique, off-the-shelf biogas solutions.
Every five seconds, the world’s urban population increases by 10 people. Everyone needs access to clean water and sanitation, putting a huge pressure on city service agencies. In response, Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor has turned the traditional charity model on its head by developing commercially-viable models to bring water and sanitation to communities in urban slums. Read More
half of world’s hospitalizations are due to water-related diseases
One of the millennium targets requires that an additional 1,5 billion people gain access to some form of improved water supply by 2015.
We have a global water challenge. In many countries, millions of poor people must walk hours a day to get water. Or they pay exorbitant prices to private water vendors. And often water quality is poor. Inadequate sanitation makes matters worse. As much as 60% of the world illness is water-related. Read More