Of the many conditions necessary for sustainable water security, few rank more highly than the availability of infrastructure for abstraction, storage, treatment and distribution. But there is an unbridged gap between water infrastructure and investment.
Month: November 2015
Climate change threatens to undermine efforts to improve water security and end poverty. So how can planners ensure that water and sanitation programmes are resilient to climate variability and change?
The ‘invisible poor’ are an under-researched group that are critical to understanding the linkages between poverty and water security.
Ask most people what the link between gender, poverty and water is and they’ll refer to the role of women in collecting water. However, this is only one piece of a much bigger puzzle linking gender and water to natural disasters, food security and even child marriage.