Building food systems resilience in the West African Sahel

By Harun Cicek, Lauren Dietermann and Miguel de Porras from FiBL The West African Sahel is at the frontline of climate change with severe land degradation, water scarcity and soil erosion problems that are expected to...

Climate impacts antimicrobial resistance: A WASH and One Health challenge

In 2021, World Water Week addressed the theme “Building Resilience Faster”, focusing on concrete solutions to the world’s most significant water-related challenges, starting with the climate crisis and including water scarcity, food security, health, biodiversity, and...

Food Systems Summit Brief: water for food systems and nutrition

Access to sufficient and clean freshwater is essential for all life. Water is also essential for food system functioning: as a key input into food production, but also in processing and preparation, and as a food itself. Water scarcity and pollution are growing,...

KENYA: In Gatundu North, 20 tanks supply agricultural farms

The new water facilities were commissioned on June 5, 2021 by the Kenyan authorities. The water tanks are located in Gatundu North sub-county. They will improve the supply of water for irrigation. In Gatundu North, as in the rest of the country, drought causes water...