It is clear that we will not be able to close the gap basic services in Latin America and the Caribbean if we do not invest in innovation in water and sanitation. *By Luisa M. Mimmi and Fabiana Machado Innovation is quickly and inevitably changing the way we think and provide infrastructure services. Processes are being transformed and boundaries across sectors shifted. … [Read more...] about Technological disruption: a look into the future innovation in water and sanitation
By Alfredo Zolezzi A few weeks ago we learned and celebrated an impressive historical event. Nine years after the start of one of the most ambitious NASA missions, and after traveling 4.8 billion kilometers, the New Horizons probe reached the most distant planet in our solar system: Pluto. Already in 2012 the Curiosity rover landed on Mars, where it still is exploring and … [Read more...] about After Pluto, what will be our next challenge?
The IDB-FEMSA Awards to the best water and sanitation solutions is joining forces with Demand Solutions, Chile 2018, to find and reward the best innovations in the continent. The biggest challenges produce the most innovative solutions. Over the past nine years we have seen IDB-FEMSA Awards going to innovators that harvest water from air or use original software to bring … [Read more...] about THE 2018 IDB-FEMSA AWARDS: WE ARE SEEKING INNOVATORS WHO CAN IMPROVE LIVES WITH WATER AND SANITATION SOLUTIONS
By Eugenio Barrios | Policy and Development Director | WWF-Mexico Mexico, like the majority of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, suffers from the overexploitation of its water resources in the most populated and most productivity relevant areas of the country. This causes loss of biodiversity and also poses a major challenge for water management, since it hampers … [Read more...] about Our most precious reserves: water
The World Water Forum is being held March 18-23 in Brazil’s capital, bringing together the sector’s top specialists. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) was in charge of coordinating the Regional Process of the Americas, focusing on the continent’s water resources situation. The World Water Forum 2018 opened in Brasilia, Brazil, with a call to make quality water and … [Read more...] about World Water Forum: Latin America and the Caribbean aim for a future with water for all