11 May 2022

The future of sustainable water resources management: integrating new technologies with the wisdom of the people

Congratulations to Dr Behailu Birhanu, a researcher in groundwater management from the REACH team at Addis Ababa University, who was awarded the best oral presentation at the International Conference on Water Resources Management and Sustainability: Solutions for Arid Regions earlier this year. In this piece Dr Behailu reflects on key takeaways from the conference, held in person in Dubai.

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22 March 2022

Improving water security, reducing inequalities

As we mark World Water Day 2022, REACH is posting a series of new resources featuring work to improve water security in schools, health care facilities and households. Read more below to find out more.

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Sulem Hire 9, uses a rope attached to a jerry can to pull water from a borehole in Hadhwe sub-district. Sulem says because it’s the school break season she can help her family with household chores particularly needed in this difficult drought affected season. February 1, 2017, Hadhawe village, Somali regional state, Ethiopia. ©UNICEF Ethiopia/2016/Ayene

10 August 2021

Putting power, politics and people at the heart of climate resilience

In this explainer, Dr Catherine Fallon Grasham breaks down the concept of climate resilience, what it is and why it is political. She argues for anyone working on climate resilience to keep power, politics and people at the heart of policy and practice.

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

'Our partnership with REACH recognises science has a critical role in designing and delivering effective policy and improving practice on the ground.'

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