GWP in the News 2020

A collection of news items featuring the Global Water Partnership or GWP representatives.

September 2020

Editorial - Time to consider rainwater harvesting (The Barbados Advocate)

The Importance of a Human Rights-Based Approach (Human Right 2 Water)

Water resource management being assessed (Daily News Tanzania)

Skills And Knowledge For Water Cooperation - New Learning Opportunity (OOSKA News)

August 2020

ArenaGreen Footing In The Running For Key Environmental Award (Town-Crier)

ArenaGreen Footing One Stride Closer in Selection for International Water Change Maker Awards 2020 (Horses Daily)

Debating how to nurture sustainable and inclusive farmer-led irrigation (IWMI)

Ethiopia-Egypt water issue: not quite so transparent (Palatinate)

“Waterless” horse arena footing up for environmental award (Horsetalk)

Earth Today | Youths Get ‘Shot’ At Having Water Ventures Bankrolled (Jamaica Gleaner)

Water is the New Gold: An Emerging Source of Global Conflicts (Global Village Space)

GWP: good governance to improve water security (9th World Water Forum)

July 2020

European Union policy for improving drought preparedness and mitigation (The European Sting)

Strengthening the capacity of youth for climate resilience and local economic development in West Africa (SIANI)

June 2020

Presentación de iAgua Magazine 29, Colin Herron (starting at 3:13:20)

Desertification and Drought Day: Food, Feed, Fibre (ReliefWeb)

Local People Hold the Key to Solving Burkina Faso’s Water Challenges (Farming First)

How Global Water Partnership’s West Africa country offices are living with coronavirus (EnviroNews Nigeria)

UNEP helps countries monitor sustainable development progress on water, despite COVID-19 challenges (UNEP)

May 2020

Industry Ag News (AgWired)

Lifequest Subsidiary Biopipe Global Partners With CII-Triveni Water Institute To Introduce Biopipe & Abrimix To The Government And Industries In India (Yahoo Finance)

April 2020

Africa Regional Web Launch of the World Water Development Report 2020 (India Education Diary)

Fighting COVID-19 with a precious resource: Q&A with Kusum Athukorala, Sri Lanka’s ‘Woman in Water’ (Mongabay)

Transboundary Cooperation To Protect Drin River Basin Water Resources (OOSKA News)

GCF grants Zambia $2.1m for climate resilience (

Ghanaian authorities urged to prioritise water access to curb Covid-19 spread in rural communities (EnviroNews Nigeria)

Submissions Open For New "Water ChangeMaker Awards" (OOSKA News)

COP26 Deferred, And A Water Perspective (OOSKA News)

March 2020

Zero-carbon water pumps turn Pakistan's barren mountains green (The Guam Daily Post) 

Zero-carbon water pumps turn Pakistan's barren mountains green (Reuters)

Zero-carbon water pumps turn Pakistan's barren mountains green (Thomson Reuters Foundation)

The Global Water Partnership launch Water ChangeMaker Awards 2020 (Smart Water Magazine)

The Global Water Partnership launch Water ChangeMaker Awards 2020 (UN-Water)

Improving Water Resource Management to Address the Climate Emergency (UN Chronicle)

Uganda Loses Over 15% of its GDP Due to Destruction of Natural Resources - Study (

Why are women underrepresented in the water sector? (Smart Water Magazine)

February 2020

Blue Gold: An Emerging Source of Global Conflicts (Daily Times Pakistan)

The water law in Honduras and its regulation (Smart Water Magazine)

This Is How Antwada, An Earth Day Network Star Village Is Reviving Kali River (Youth Ki Awaaz)

January 2020

Су тапшылығы туындады (GWP Kazakhstan Chair Nariman Kipshakbaev interview on the shortage and rational use of water resources Aykyn newspaper)

These Pictures Of Locust Swarms In East Africa Are Truly Apocalyptic. Climate Conditions Are Partly To Blame. (BuzzFeed News)

River island community's resilience to disasters, climate change in focus (The Shillong Times)

‘Coordinated action’ key to a water-secure Middle East (Arab News)

GWP Initiative to Integrate Water Resilience in Climate and Development Plans (IISD Reporting Services)