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USAID Announces Funding for Global Research Partnerships

USAID recently announced $2.5 million dollars to support global research partnerships that will promote advancements across the full spectrum of discovery, from building new knowledge to piloting and scaling game-changing breakthroughs.

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United States and Egypt Inaugurate Water Facilities in Assiut

USAID, in cooperation with the Assiut Potable Water and Sanitation Company and Egypt’s Holding Company for Water and Wastewater, recently inaugurated the Massara Water Treatment Plant and the Alexandria El Tahreer Wastewater Pump Station and Collection System in Assiut Governorate.

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Biodiversity Integration Water and Sanitation Reference Sheet

Natural ecosystems capture, store and purify water, allowing biodiversity programming to complement and protect water and sanitation investments. Similarly, by improving waste water treatment and increasing water use efficiency, water and sanitation programming reduces the pollution of aquatic ecosystems and lessens the amount of water taken from rivers or lakes.

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UN-Water Inventory: An overview of the UN-Water family’s work on water and sanitation

UN-Water is the coordination mechanism for the United Nations’ (UN) efforts on water and sanitation. The mission of UN-Water is to enable the UN to ‘deliver as one’ on water-related issues by maximizing UN system-wide coordinated action and coherence. Through its Members and Partners UN-Water ultimately works to strengthen Member States in their efforts to secure sustainable water and sanitation for all.

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USAID Annual Global Water and Development Report FY 2017

This year’s Global Water and Development Report of Water and Sanitation Activities examines USAID programming through the lens of its new areas of focus and opportunity, takes a closer look at USAID’s support for partner countries on their journeys to self-reliance, and provides a country breakdown of WASH and water funding.

Strategy and Guidance

UN Water - SDG 6 Synthesis Report 2018 on Water and Sanitation - Executive Summary

The Sustainable Development Goal 6 Synthesis Report 2018 on Water and Sanitation reviews the global progress made towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It builds on the latest data available for the 11 SDG 6 global indicators and will inform the High-level Political Forum for Sustainable Development during its in-depth review of SDG 6 in July 2018. The report represents a joint position from the United Nations family. This document presents the highlights of the report.