Inside a garments factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh © jankie

29 April 2016

Can cleaner rivers help Dhaka’s poor?

On 15 April we hosted a science-industry event to identify shared interests in a sustainable garment industry, which benefits business, the environment and poor people.

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A woman holds up some of the vegetables she has grown in a garden in Cape Town, South Africa. © Kate Holt/Africa Practice

19 April 2016

Gender and water: understanding water security in the household

It’s critical for researchers and practitioners to assess water usage, needs and risk within the household. This means speaking to women and girls, who might otherwise be overlooked.

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Fieldwork in Kenya

14 April 2016

Securing water through intelligent cloud computing

Our researchers are using cloud computing and mobile sensors to monitor groundwater and help ensure that thousands of villages in rural Africa and Asia have a safe, secure supply of water.

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Kelly Ann Naylor, Associate Director, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Section, Programme Division, UNICEF

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