Credit: Albanian National Tourism Agency

David Michaud |

It’s often said that a picture paints a thousand words. If that’s true then, 18 years since its inception, the Water Cartoon Calendar has produced enough material for an epic series of novels. A…

Martin Craig Hall |

Editor's Note: The global water crisis is a crisis of too much, too polluted and too little. At the World Bank, our job is to find and implement solutions to tackle this crisis. In the “Water…

Naif Abu-Lohom, Dambudzo Muzenda, Yogita Upadya Mumssen |

Aerial drones have zoomed their way into almost every aspect of the modern world, and the development sector is no exception. In Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, drones…

Pierre Francois-Xavier Boulenger |

As COP24 in Poland reaches its mid-point, it is becoming distressingly obvious that reaching the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming to well below 2 degrees Centigrade will be…

Greg Browder |

“California, here we come!” I was singing this phrase in my head all morning a few weeks ago as I flew from Washington DC to Los Angeles to accompany a Government of Botswana study tour delegation…

Nate Engle |

Example from part of a biogas plant By Bertold Werkmann via Shutterstock In one of Mexico City’s most populated areas, Iztapalapa, there is a street named Alessandro Volta. With little knowledge…

Christian Borja-Vega, Christian Israel Aragon-Briceño |

Over the past fifteen years, I have seen a rapid evolution in corporate actors in recognizing water risks to their operations. In response, some have taken measures to ensure that all water is…

Karin Krchnak |

Over the past 12 months, the world has seen water in its extremes. In the same year, the City of Cape Town, announced “day zero, ” the day on which it was predicted the city would run dry, and a…

Jennifer J. Sara |