A bean farmer in Kisolo, Uganda © Neil Palmer/CIAT

8 May 2017

Making water permits work for the poor in Africa

A comparative study across five African countries explores how to make water permit systems more effective and pro-poor.

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Rapid industrial growth attracts the rural poor to Dhaka City, Bangladesh © Nushrat Yeasmin/REACH

16 February 2017

Life on the banks of a polluted river

The Turag River so polluted that it jeopardises the water security and health of workers and communities living on the riverbanks in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Netting fish on the Turag River, with the brickworks in the distance, Dhaka, Bangladesh © Wonderlane/Flickr CC BY 2.0

10 January 2017

Modelling toxic chemicals in Dhaka’s Turag-Balu River

A new study of this highly polluted river system in Bangladesh models the flow and levels of nitrate and ammonia in the river.

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UK Department for International Development Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

'Access to water is a defining challenge for the 21st century. The UK has already helped 43 million people to access clean water, but there is far more to be done.'

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