New FAO guidelines on calculating agriculture water use efficiency

Source - UN Water - A new publication, "Guidelines for the calculation of the agriculture water use efficiency for global reporting", by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is now available. These guidelines are intended to assist countries in understanding and com...

Assessment of large-scale seasonal river morphological changes in Ayeyarwady River using optical remote sensing data

Source - SEI - by Thanapon Piman, Senior Research Fellow SEI Asia - Dhyey Bhatpuria, Research Associate SEI Asia - Theara Tha, Research Associate SEI Asia - The web-based monitoring system simplifies the application of freely available remote sensing data over the large spat...

GEMS/Water: A 50 year History

Source - UN Environment Programme - This document presents the mission, activities and achievements of GEMS/Water during its 50 years history, summarizing reports and studies published at international level and by institutions and scientists in participating countries. It also looks ahead to s...

Water Utility Financing (Self-paced)

The World Bank Water Global Practice, with support from the Global Water Security & Sanitation Partnership (GWSP), the Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) and the Open Learning Campus, turned a time-tested workshop on Water Utility Financing into a free self-paced online cour...

Transforming water research through integrated approaches

An interview with Dr. Tafadzwanashe Mabhaudhi Source: International Water Management Institute - by - Clara Colton Symmes, Princeton in Asia Fellow, IWMI - IWMI researcher Tafadzwanashe Mabhaudhi's collaborative, integrative approach to research yields studies that reveal and address the c...

SWA launch global study on external perceptions of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) recently published the results of a global audience study that looked into the perceptions around water, sanitation, and hygiene of experts working in climate, health, human rights, humanitarian response and economic development. The objective of the research was t...

မြစ်ဝကျွန်းပေါ်များကို ပင်လယ်ရေမျက်နှာပြင်မြင့်တက်ခြင်းမှ ကာကွယ်ရန် နည်းလမ်း ၄ သွယ်

အလျင်အမြန်မြင့်တက်နေသော ပင်လယ်ရေမျက်နှာပြင်၏ြခိမ်းခြောက်မှုဒဏ်ကိုခံနေရသော မြစ်ဝကျွန်းပေါ်တို့သည် ရေအောက်နစ်မြုပ်တော့မည့် အခြေအနေနှင့်ရင်ဆိုင်နေရသည်။ ပင်လယ်ရေ မျက်နှာပြင် မြင့်တက်လာမှု၏ သက်ရောက်မှုဒဏ်ကိုကာကွယ်နိုင်ရန်အတွက်ဆိုလျှင် မြစ်ဝကျွန်းပေါ်မြေများကို မြစ်တို့မှရရှိသော သဲများ၊ ရွှံ့မြေများနှင့် ...

Lessons learned from the UN Water Conference in Tajikistan

Source : International Water Association - by - Farokh Kakar, Emily Ryan, Jacob Amengor and Isabela Espindola - The Second International High-Level Conference on the International Decade for Action "Water for Sustainable Development" ended on 9 June in Dushanbe, Tajikistan after ...

Plastic river: Following the waste that's choking the Chao Phraya

Source: The Third Pole - By Wanpen Pajai - The Chao Phraya River is born from mountain streams in northern Thailand, flowing hundreds of kilometres south to the sea. By the time the river travels through Bangkok and empties into the Gulf of Thailand, it is carrying huge quantities of ...

Change in global freshwater storage

Freshwater in both natural and man-made stores is critical for socioeconomic development. Globally, cumulative reduction in terrestrial water storage from 1971 to 2020 is estimated to be of the order of 27,079 Bm3. Although insignificant in comparison to the total volume stored, the decrease in 'ope...

UN World Water Development Report 2022

Source: UN Water - Groundwater: Making the invisible visible Accounting for approximately 99% of all liquid freshwater on Earth, groundwater has the potential to provide societies with tremendous social, economic and environmental benefits and opportunities. Groundwater already provides ha...

Groundwater-based water supply publication report

Global demand for water is projected to outstrip supply by 40 % in 2030. Groundwater can be a sustainable source of high-quality drinking water. Especially in a time where climate change, water scarcity, and droughts are frequent and increasing. Whether relying on a groundwater supply entirely, or a...

Nature-Based Solutions for Wastewater Treatment: A Series of Factsheets and Case Studies

There are 2.4 billion people without improved sanitation and another 2.1 billion with inadequate sanitation (i.e. wastewater drains directly into surface waters), and despite improvements over the past decades, the unsafe management of fecal waste and wastewater continues to present a major risk to ...

Over-extraction of Groundwater reacts to water level declination toward Yangon sinking

CASE STUDY: Over-exploration of Groundwater reacts to water level declination, Building settlement, and Ground Elevation lower in Thamine, Mayangon TS in Yangon. Myint Thein, Groundwater and Wells Consultant Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. January 2022 1. Object  Firstly, the realistic bu...

Global Wetland Outlook: Special Edition 2021

The Global Wetland Outlook: Special Edition 2021 has been launched to mark the Ramsar Convention's 50th anniversary. Drawing on more than 30 major global and regional assessments and other recent scientific findings, the Global Wetland Outlook's (GWO) headlines are that: Wetlands are being lost at a...

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