Cultivation of water intensive crops is contributing to declining water tables in Northern India. For farmers who both own and control the use of their pump, training in water reducing techniques…

Katherine Alfredo, Aurélie Harou, Ishita Kapur, Katya Vasilaky |

As part of the field work for her master's degree in hydrogeology, Matlhogonolo Mmese of Botswana collects geophysical and hydrogeological data, with the ultimate goal of better management of…

Palesa Mokorosi |

Solar-powered groundwater irrigation is growing quickly in low- and middle-income countries. The swift adoption of solar pumps brings risks that require careful monitoring to guide policies and…

Soumya Balasubramanya |

A partnership underscores how combining financial support with technical assistance and knowledge exchange can amplify the impact on investment projects.

Haruka Miki-Imoto, Harsh Goyal |

The World Bank is crowdsourcing data on the lifespan of water wells and boreholes to bolster our collective understanding on the operational efficiency and durability of water wells and boreholes…

François Bertone |

Using water quality testing data from the Ethiopia Socioeconomic Survey (ESS3) in 2016, our World Bank study examined the performance of a range of commonly used machine learning algorithms to…

Alemayehu A. Ambel, Ayça Dönmez, Robert Bain, Rick Johnston, Tefera Bekele Degefu |

The CIWA 2023 Annual Report, Water Knows No Boundaries: For a Climate-Resilient and Peaceful Africa, details how it works to safeguard, manage, and develop water resources in Sub-Saharan Africa.…

Anders Jagerskog, Ai-Ju Huang |

Extreme climate events have been increasingly common in Sri Lanka. The World Bank is helping to increase climate resilience - through efforts such as improving flood resilience in the Kelani River…

Masatsugu Takamatsu, Masakazu Miyagi, Priyanka Dissanayake |

Heading into COP28, the World Bank Group’s vision for a livable planet supported by climate-resilient infrastructure takes on urgency. PPPs accelerate sustainable infrastructure by allowing…

Emmanuel Nyirinkindi |

Since COP27 in Egypt last year, the World Bank has been working hard to implement recommendations in our flagship Country Climate and Development Reports (CCDR).

Meskerem Brhane |