Over the past three years of doing research in the Peruvian Amazon, I have seen first hand the advances in access to drinking water in rural areas, as well as the substantial obstacles that continue to exist. This blog explores the challenges ahead in rural water access, especially given the possibility of a new post-2015 goal of universal access. …Continue
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Dear Sir or Madam,
We are Ainhoa Martinez and Jessica Sanchez, fellows on the Peacebuilder's programme of the Center for Conflict Studies at Monterey Institute of International Studies, located in California, USA. We are researchers from Spain and the United States, taking part in an international team based in Palestine, Ethiopia, Burma and Mexico, whose objective is to gather stories about water conflicts…Continue
What would it take to ensure that everyone in the world had access to clean water? I’m prompted to ask this question in response to a recent New York Times Magazine article, which focused on Charity: Water, an organization that has reportedly raised $100 million to finance water projects in the developing world, making it the largest water-focused nonprofit in the United States.
Charity: Water has done an important job raising…Continue
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The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that approximately 768 million people worldwide lack access to improved drinking water, and over 2,500 million people lack access to sanitation facilities. WHO also estimates the global economic losses associated with inadequate water supply and sanitation to be USD 260 billion annually. Population increases, urbanization, climate change, and surging demand for water by the industrial and…Continue
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By Jacqueline H. Wilson
A colleague once remarked about northern Kenya as we flew over it en route to South Sudan, “I’ve been to many parts of the world, but I believe this is the most desolate place I have…Continue
By Tory Field and Beverly Bell
An interview with Saúl Atanasio Roque Morales.Continue
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El desarrollo de capacidades tiene una función crucial en el desarrollo de ambientes propicios para los ejercicio de la rendición de cuentas que aseguren una mayor efectividad en la provisión del servicio de agua. La Escuela Virtual y la Red de Integridad del Agua, conscientes de la importancia de la reducción de la corrupción, el aumento de la transparencia y la integridad en el sector del agua, han diseñado un curso de virtual de 10 semanas dirigido a profesionales,…Continue
By Beverly Bell
May 14, 2012
Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the possibilities for justice, equity, and strong community. They are based in the US, Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Some are national-level, some global-level. Some are propelled by people’s movements, some forced or adopted into government policy. In…Continue
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Krishnaa Human Initiatives is a Citizen Sector Organization Registered Under The West Bengal Societies Registration Act XXVI of 1961 And enlisted with the NGO Partnership System of Planning Commission, Government of India.
The organization launched Career Upliftment Program for Academics (CUPA). The PROGRAM is available online at the following link:
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The theme of the conference this year is, “OUR WORLD. OUR WATER.” The program focuses on efforts around the world by various organizations to create sustainability for the environment.
Participants at the GYA 2011 are able to deepen…Continue
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Krishnaa Human Initiatives is happy to announce the launching of Career Upliftment Program for Academics (CUPA) at Kolkata…Continue
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WATER RIOTS IN MANILA: TOO SOON!
Erle Frayne D. Argonza…
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I decided to start a new type of post on a Peace of Conflict reviewing conflict situations in the world on a somewhat weekly basis. I figured, I read this stuff every week anyway-- I might as well share it with readers in condensed form.
Here's some of what's happening in the world of conflict this week:
Some research shows that climate change will worsen water-related challenges and impact the use of water resources. According to the Independent Evaluation Group’s Water and Development study, with continued climate change severe water crises will cover wider geographic areas. This in turn will worsen the existing food shortages, population displacement and localized restrictions on trade in food. It has…Continue
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