Co-authored with Mik Schulte Teachers standing by a water pump outside a school in rural Tanzania.  I recently spent some time traveling around rural Tanzania, trying to better understand the way…

Jacqueline Tront |

Globally,  2.4 billion people still live without access to basic sanitation – and over 760 million of these people live in Sub-Saharan Africa. Today only 27% of Sub-Saharan Africa’s population has…

Ayat Soliman |

Ariel view of rice paddies in Rwanda News headlines often feature stories of water scarcity challenges and increasing competition for water. So it is clear that we need to improve the efficiency…

Diego Juan Rodriguez |

The lack of clean water and sanitation has been a major problem in Haiti for years. In Haiti, lack of access to quality water and sanitation has hit the population severely, with the poorest…

Carl Christian Jacobsen |

New World Bank report shares lessons on how CBS can be an option in achieving citywide inclusive sanitation   Download a free copy here Cities are growing at unprecedented rates, with over two…

Clementine Marie Stip, Seema Thomas, Martin Gambrill |

A redesigned public toilet facility in Addis Ababa Photo: Rebecca Gilsdorf With a population exceeding 3 million, only 10% of Addis residents are connected to the sewerage system and an estimated…

Seema Thomas, Yitbarek Tessema Mammo, Amanuel Teshome Woldetsadik |

Tourists and fishermen prepare to take their boats out on Lake Victoria in Kisumu, Kenya. Photo: Peter Kapuscinski / World Bank Water, climate, and finance know no borders. This brings both…

Christina Leb, Sonja Köppel |

Something is changing in the way provincial water utilities are thinking business in Argentina.  

Victor Vazquez Alvarez |

In our daily lives we are bombarded by offers to get more for less.  And we respond accordingly as we strive to balance our household budgets. This saves us a few dollars here and there, perhaps…

Bill Kingdom |

Credit: Albanian National Tourism Agency

David Michaud |