The recent reforms in the water supply and sanitation (WSS) legal framework in Peru has given the National Superintendence of Water Supply and Sanitation Services of Peru (SUNASS) a new role in…

Malva Baskovich |

Las Vegas via Andrey Bayda / Shutterstock.com What do casinos in the Las Vegas desert, beachside cultural sites in Malta, and palm groves around centuries-old markets in Marrakech have in common?…

Richard Abdulnour, Lauren Nicole Core, Stephane Dahan |

We are all too familiar with these figures: on average, only 50% of the population in Latin America is connected to sewerage and 30% of those households receive any treatment. These figures are…

Diego Juan Rodriguez |

También disponible en: English Vea la infografía completa aquí. (i) En los últimos dos años ha llovido muy poco en Somalia. Las consecuencias son trágicas y bien conocidas: pozos secos; ganado…

Claudia W. Sadoff, Dominick Revell de Waal, Edoardo Borgomeo |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English خلال العامين الماضيين، كانت الأمطار شحيحة في الصومال. وما تلا ذلك مأساوي بالطبع: جفاف الآبار، ونفوق الماشية، وانهيار المحاصيل الزراعية، والهجرات والنزوح…

كلوديا سادوف, Dominick Revell de Waal, Edoardo Borgomeo |

View the full infographic here For the past two years, the rains have been poor in Somalia. What comes next is tragically familiar. Dry wells. Dying livestock. Failed harvests. Migration.  Masses…

Claudia W. Sadoff, Dominick Revell de Waal, Edoardo Borgomeo |

A principios de la década del 2000, Perú afrontaba serios problemas ambientales. La contaminación del aire en áreas urbanas, como Lima-Callao, era tan severa que causaba miles de muertes…

Ernesto Sanchez-Triana |

Those who have tried toilet training a pet dog or cat know that it is a difficult proposition. How about toilet training a flock of 30 chickens? “Why would I want to?” Because in poor countries,…

Derek Headey |

By the early 2000s, Peru faced serious environmental problems. Air pollution in urban areas was so severe that it caused thousands of premature deaths every year. In fact, air quality in Lima was…

Ernesto Sanchez-Triana |