Coffee shop owner making coffee in Wukro, Ethiopia; Credit: Zoë Johnson/REACH

27 January 2020

ECR Feature | Does entrepreneurship mean empowerment for young women bunabéts (coffee house) owners in Wukro, Ethiopia?

As part of this Early Career Feature, Zoë Johnson discusses insights from her research exploring how processes of social, economic, and political change in Ethiopia shape young women’s perceptions of their own opportunities.

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Woman collecting water from a tube well in Polder 29, Khulna district. Credit: Sonia Hoque

6 January 2020

ECR Feature | Towards achieving SDG 6.1 in coastal Bangladesh: the key role of groundwater and water quality

Tanjila Akhter, Lecturer at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, discusses some of the key drinking water challenges coastal Bangladesh faces in light of SDG6.1 target.

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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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