Meru town welcomes the Devolution Conference delegates

18 May 2016

How far has devolution come in Kenya?

Kenya’s political system is transforming under devolution. But what does this mean for drinking water security and will the poor be better or worse off? Johanna Koehler reports back from the Third Annual Devolution Conference.

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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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