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
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
How do you envisage the nature-based solutions that could help us overcome water security challenges? Send us your collage and participate in our campaign. World Water Day is observed every year on March 22. On this occasion, the theme of the “Nature for Water” campaign focuses on solutions based on nature and on how they can help us tackle water-related challenges in the … [Read more...] about The answer is in nature: World Water Day 2018
November is a special month in the world of Toilets. Each November global stakeholders come together to shine a spotlight on a very important grand challenge - addressing the global sanitation crisis. If there’s one thing that unites humanity, it’s the call of nature. But depending on where we live, it’s not always possible to dispose of our bodily waste safely and … [Read more...] about World Toilet Day 2017: Where does our poo go? Looking at wastewater through the lens of the Circular Sanitation Economy
This year, my family and I decided to spend the holidays in the Caribbean: we spent our days under the sun walking on fine white sand enjoying the weather and delicious food. Everything was just like a postcard, except for one detail – trash on beaches. Although waste management may seem easy like child’s play, it is actually quite complicated! We are used to watching … [Read more...] about Garbage: As easy as child’s play?