Save the Date: 23.- 24. June 2020
We are happy to announce the GRoW final conference, which will take place in Berlin in June 2020.
Location: ESMT Berlin, Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin, Germany
5/6 Dec: The “Water Footprint" at the Science Platform Sustainability 2030
On 5 and 6 December 2019, the Science Platform Sustainability 2030 held to its first annual conference in Berlin. GRoW presented the ‘water footprint’ concept as a strategy for the effective implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
GRoW at the Stockholm World Water Week: a step forward towards achieving the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development
Water is a scarce resource and thus plays a critical role in reaching the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Without water, life cannot be sustained and without using water in agricultural production, food cannot be produced. However, many people still do not have access to clean and safe drinking water and sanitation. Accordingly, the slogan at this year’s World Water Week in Stockholm was: “Leaving no one behind - water and sanitation for everyone”. From 25 to 30 August 2019, scientists, water managers and policy-makers discussed strategies that may contribute to solve the global challenges of unequal distribution of water, lack of drinking water, and insufficient sanitation. Two events highlighted different approaches developed within GRoW to help achieve the SDGs – based on the work of the GRoW cross-cutting topics “SDGs - Hitting the targets” and “Water footprint”.