This thought piece briefly considers the financing aspects, seeking to highlight what River Basin Organisations (RBOs) and their riparian countries can do to alter this situation and to open up opportunities for innova
How can practitioners and policy-makers best go about promoting harmonisation in transboundary water governance that aligns water management practices across riparian states, without limiting the institutional, policy, regulatory and legal advancement of ‘first movers’? Read article below or download PDF here What is harmonisation and why is it important? The notion of harmonisation is becoming
This year OneWorld is presenting at World Water Week in Stockholm. Water governance is integral to OneWorld’s work and thought leadership. Our knowledge and practice on this theme are central to the development context and have been built on national, sub-national and transboundary experience and analysis See more information here.
OneWorld Sustainable Investments presents Gina Ziervogel sharing her insights into the Cape Town drought at a Connecting the Dots event, 19 October 2018. Gina is an associate professor in the Department for Environmental and Geographical Sciences at the University of Cape Town. Filming made possible by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) V-Led – www.international-climate-initiative.com Research
According to the African Climate & Development Initiative (ACDI), drastic changes are required if we are going to avoid living in ‘a drastically changed world’ – however a generation of young researchers currently have the opportunity to identify leverage points to change the system. Anna Filipova, from OneWorld, took part in ACDI’s conference for young
Water is a stress multiplier in Africa. Climate change and development decisions manifest in stressed water resources, while poor governance further undermines water security. Many of Africa’s water resources are shared by two or more countries, adding further complexity – not least because of the consequent pressure on states to invest in and govern water resources jointly. The current
OneWorld CEO and founding director, Belynda Petrie was invited to provide input on a thought-provoking article published online, in African Cities. The article centred on the energy crises experienced in many African cities, an issue compounded by growing urban populations, weak infrastructure and climate change. Founded in the analysis provided for under the UN Economic
B. Petrie – Africa’s choice The Paris Agreement on climate change signals the end of business as usual for energy industries. For the first time in history more than 150 developed and developing countries have promised to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But how binding are these agreements? And do they provide impetus for local action