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8 March 2021

Building a better future for women by improving water in Kenyan schools

Nancy Gladstone, Professor Rob Hope, Dr Johanna Koehler, Florence Tanui, Cliff Nyaga, Dr Jacob Katuva This blog is based on research from REACH and the USAID Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership – read the full report. Today is International Women’s Day which recognises the role and contribution of women in all aspects of society. The […]

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A girl collects water from a kiosk in Uganda prior to the COVID-19 pandemic (Photo courtesy of Water Mission)

19 February 2021

Monitoring socio-climatic interactions to improve rural water security in Africa

Rainfall variability and socioeconomic shocks pose a revenue risk to rural water services across Africa. A new paper by Andrew Armstrong et al. explores how water usage data combined with climate information can be used to generate warning signals of revenue risk and to improve policy response.

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A woman drawing water from a hand pump in Bangladesh

18 November 2020

Regulating rural drinking water services to manage risks and deliver safe water in Bangladesh

This blog discusses key findings from a journal article recently published in Global Environmental Change, as well as policy recommendations from a policy paper available in English and in Bangla.

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