Dr Ian Campbell interview: knowledge transfer in the Mekong region from an Australian perspective

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]An interview with Dr Ian Campbell on knowledge transfer in the Lower Mekong region from an Australian perspective and his own business, Rhithroecology. Ian has over 40 years’ experience in freshwater ecology and river management, working in Australia, Southeast Asia and Papua New Guinea. He has worked as a river basin management agency specialist and a consultant […]

Tony Slatyer interview — Part 4: the outcomes of the High-Level Panel on Water

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In a final interview on the High-Level Panel (HLPW) on Water, Tony Slatyer, special adviser on water to the Australian Government discusses the outcomes of the HLPW and its final report. The panel operated for two years to raise awareness and promote the importance of SDG 6, which all governments have committed to achieving by 2030, […]

Prof. András Szöllösi-Nagy interview — Hydrodiplomacy and addressing water security: lessons from 40 years of experience

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]An interview with Prof. András Szöllösi-Nagy, one of the most recognised names in international water management, who over the past 40 years he has been instrumental in the shaping both institutions and approaches to freshwater management. In the discussion, he talks about what he has learned during his career. Prior to his 2009-2014 appointment in […]

What the world’s worsening water crisis needs — another conference

By Dean Muruven, WWF Everywhere you look, cities and countries are battling to cope with too much water or too little. From floods in Queensland to South Africa’s national drought disaster, the warning signs about the impacts of our warming world are flashing. Companies and governments are paying more attention to water risk but it […]

How to extract water from thin air

By Beata Sochacka, IWCAN In an interview, Zenia Tata, from XPRIZE discussed the importance of funding innovation and the Water Abundance XPRIZE launched to support the development of technologies that harvest water from thin air. She suggested that: “Perception is the big deal in the WASH sector. One of the big challenges when unpacking issues about atmospheric water […]

Tony Slatyer interview — Part 2: the High-Level Panel on Water, its initiatives, and Sustainable Development Goal 6

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In a 20-minute follow-up to Part 1 of an interview with Tony Slatyer, he shares some recent updates on the High-Level Panel on Water (HLPW) that has taken place since. He highlights the opportunities for individual action and involvement with these priorities. Interview Topics Recent updates from the High-Level Panel on Water (HLPW) meeting in […]

Women’s involvement in water utilities and upper leadership roles across the globe

In an interview, Pritha Hariram discussed the increasing prevalence of women in leadership roles in the water sector, particularly as CEOs of utilities. More and more women are in leadership positions. Pritha shared what she understood of her role working across the globe with utilities. This article explores more closely the increasing representation of women in water […]

The role of development banks in development work

In an interview with Pritha Hariram, the role of development banks to support governments to make progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.was discussed. The interview explored some of the nuances of working with development banks and this article takes a step back to explore what development banks are, what they do, and how they differ from traditional […]

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