Action Against Hunger is currently working on specific angles of research: whilst it is continuing to improve its knowledge on nutrition, it is concentrating its efforts more specifically on the concepts of "food security" and "conflict prevention". Water and Sanitation is one of its area of activity.
Water technology information portal. It contains national and international news, links to the web sites of national watertech companies, government bodies, national drinking water standards, new technics in water treatment.
American Water Relief is a nonprofit organization for the improvement of life in poor countries of the Americas, through the provision of water and sanitation services. AWR's activities, aside from the construction of drinking water and waste disposal systems, also include water source protection, water user training and hygiene education.
Both ENDS is a support centre for environmental organisations in the South (and, more recently, in the Eastern and Central Europe) to help them locate relevant information and to facilitate their contacts with ‘Northern’ organisations, policy makers and compatible donors. Sustainable land use and water management is the central theme of the Encyclopedia of Sustainability, which is an online collection of innovative, people-oriented environment initiatives, and a meeting place, to exchange experiences and viewpoints.
BPD is a project-based initiative that studies, supports and promotes strategic examples of partnerships involving business, civil society and government working together for the development of communities around the world. The Water and Sanitation cluster is a co-initiative from Générale des Eaux (Vivendi), WaterAid and the World Bank Group. It aims at identifying specific lessons learned about partnerships from existing projects which are providing responsive and affordable water services to urban poor and to demonstrate that these can be replicated and scaled up to national and regional levels.
Water and Environmental Studies Tema V is a centre for multi- and interdisciplinary postgraduate training and research within the Tema Institute at Linköping University. Research at Tema V is focused on water and environmental problems relevant to society.
GTZ is a service company owned by the German Federal Government. It works primarily under commissions from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). GTZ deals with a wide range of issues and tasks, including water and wastewater, environmental management, climate control, ecological sanitation, ...
The International Development Goals set targets for reductions in poverty, improvements in health and education, and protection of the environment. The goals have been adopted by the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the members of the Development Assistance Committee of the OECD, and many other agencies. The website provides many facts and figures on progress from 1990. A section is dedicated to the environment.
Earth Trends is the WRI’s new online source for timely, accurate, and relevant environmental and sustainable development information on all its environmental topics; a section is dedicated to Water Resources and Freshwater Ecosystems.
EcoEarth.Info is a one of a kind Environment Portal - with genuine Internet search, cutting biocentric commentary, social network and constant news and link tracking - all dedicated to achieving global environmental sustainability.
EHP provides assistance to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) overseas missions with programs to improve environmental conditions and reduce people’s exposure to disease agents.
Global Water is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization. By emphasizing volunteer help, Global Water serves as a vehicle for caring individuals to get involved in the world-wide effort to provide clean drinking water for developing countries.
Green Cross works to prevent conflicts in water-stressed regions. Green Cross promotes the need for international mediation to prevent and resolve water related conflicts, the need for an international fund for water, to be used particularly in times of emergency, and the recognition that a basic entitlement to safe water is a universal human right.
The Association promote a maximum exchange of information on all water related subjects - management, treatment, distribution, statistics, finance, training and education. Above all else, the IWSA creates better understanding between all engaged in water supply and related responsibilities, promoting concerted and universal action to solve the world's ever increasing supply problems.
InterWATER offers information about more than 650 organisations and networks in the water supply and sanitation sector, related to developing countries.
Each organisation has a short description, contact details, e-mail and website address, and related sites where applicable.
Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project is a comprehensive Regional development programme that covers the whole of Lake Victoria and its Catchment areas. It is being implemented jointly by the Republic of Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Uganda. The three Governments together with their partners in development namely the World Bank and the Global Environmental Facility are working closely together to ensure the reversal of environmental degradation of the lake and its Catchment for the benefits of the riparian communities and the International Community at large.
The Presidential Task Force on Water Resources Development and Management was established to create and effective and efficient water management systemn, and balance the limits and capacities of the country water supply amidst economic growth, industrial development and population increase.
During its 25 years’ existence, PROTOS has specialised in drinking water, hygiene, sanitation and the use of water for agricultural purposes.
PROTOS renders assistance to local communities that want to move forward in their own development.
Relying on its experiences in the field of water, PROTOS advocates an equitable, participatory and sustainable water management in the North and the South.