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Wind Energy Gains

Tamil Nadu’s share of renewable energy (wind, solar, biomass and small hydro) in its total energy mix hit 20% in the first five months (April-August) of fiscal 2017, according to a report by research firm Elara Capital. Read...

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Women, Water, Nigeria

Salamatu Garba speaks about the continuing impact of Water and Development Alliance (WADA) a public-private partnership between USAID and Coca-cola and its impact on women in Nigeria in this USAID Global Water...

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Re-thinking the Flush Toilet

"It’s time for humanity to rethink the traditional water-flush toilet. This is fairly obvious to anyone who has worked in the development sector and it’s becoming painfully obvious in places that have spent decades taking the flush toilet for granted. In 2017, the UN...

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WASH and Gender

A new report from the World Bank, The Rising Tide: A New Look at Water and Gender "reviews a vast body of literature and offers a framework for visualizing water as an asset, a service, and a space. It shows how water is an arena where gender relations play out in...

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