Water & sanitation

Coinciding with the start of the United Nations International Decade for Action – “Water for Sustainable Development” (2018-2028), this aims to raise awareness of the critical state of water resources around the world and inspire more action to tackle it.

This issue provides updates on developments in the water sector and is a vital source of up-to-date information about the water and wastewater industry. With its focus on driving performance in urban water services for rapidly growing cities, it undoubtedly speaks to the most pressing issue of our time.

January/February 2018

Water & sanitation

Today, one in ten people lack access to safe water. Yet access to water and sanitation can turn problems into potential, unlocking education, work opportunities and improved health for all.

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Spotlight

Interview

Partners for sustainable sanitation

Doulaye Koné"If you want to go fast, go alone. But if you want to go far, go together."

Doulaye Koné, Deputy Director on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Gates Foundation.

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