Since 2014, the International Water Stewardship Programme (IWaSP) has been present in South Africa. Over this time, several multi-stakeholder partnerships have been formed to tackle the complex water challenges the country faces.
CIFA’s local knowledge and IWaSP’s connections to decision makers helped to reduce plastics pollution and raise environmental awareness in Hawassa, Ethiopia.
Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to visit Ethiopia: the source of the Blue Nile and the widely accepted birthplace of coffee.
Climate change is impacting all regions of the world, cutting across all sectors of society. It is closely connected to water resources, leading to more floods, droughts, poor water quality, and increased water demand due to higher temperatures – more water is needed for irrigation, drinking water, and industrial cooling.
An interview with Naty Barak offers insights about the challenges facing our food and agriculture systems and how the future of food security depends on precision agriculture.
Carlsberg has announced that they will halve the amount of water they use in their beer in the name of sustainability.
Did you know that the Paris Climate Agreement doesn’t mention water at all? It’s true, and it’s strange, because climate change and water scarcity are two global problems that are connected very closely.
Not having grown up in California, when I moved to Fresno two years ago to take my current position as Global Head of Sustainability for Olam Spices, I was both surprised and thrilled when I learned that my new home – the Central Valley of California – is one of the world’s most productive agriculture regions.
Input received through 4 October 2019 will be considered for inclusion in the final version of the standard, slated for release in 2020.
Coming up with a common language to describe water issues is a must if companies and other stakeholders are to engage in meaningful action.