The water and sanitation sector in Latin America and the Caribbean can significantly benefit from the implementation of public-private partnership models (PPP), in different contexts and models, aiming at overcoming the shortage of quality water and sanitation services. By Anne-Laure Mascle-Allemand* Latin-American and Caribbean (LAC) countries are facing four main … [Read more...] about How to boost PPP projects in the Water and Sanitation sector in LAC countries?
Digital technologies are transforming humanity’s relationships with water, but to accelerate the adoption of digital solutions, we must challenge the status quo and provide our workforces with the strategy, culture and tools to succeed. By Will Sarni* It should come as no surprise that I am an advocate for the digital transformation of the water sector. Actually, I … [Read more...] about Digital transformation: people ahead of technology
The IDB and the Government of Israel partnered to foster innovation technologies in water utilities through a new pilot program in the region. By Hila Cohen Mizrav* Incorporating new technologies in water utilities all over the world has not been an easy task due to diverging organizational cultures, budget restrictions, and lack of technical knowledge. In 2019, with a … [Read more...] about New technologies to improve water resource management in Latin America and the Caribbean
On World Sustainable Gastronomy Day, platforms such as #SinDesperdicio and the Social Gastronomy Movement make collaborative work at the center of their strategy. *By Nicola Gryczka Today, June 18, is Sustainable Gastronomy Day, a United Nations-designated day of observance of those using gastronomy sustainably to create a better and healthier planet for everyone. … [Read more...] about Using sustainable gastronomy to foster solidarity and resilience
The Caribbean Regional Fund for Wastewater (GEF CREW) is launching a follow up project focused on improving water and wastewater management in the wider Caribbean. The Caribbean is synonymous with pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters. Keeping the region’s wildlife and natural resources as pristine as healthy as possible requires extraordinary work, given the increasing … [Read more...] about Toilets of the Caribbean: small-scale solutions for better water and sanitation in the Caribbean