Water Security as a Top Global Riskā€”In Search of More Comprehensive Approaches by The World Bank

September 26, 2016

In the 21st century, water availability in many regions can no longer be taken for granted, and water security has emerged as a key catalyst of sustainable development.
To better reflect the salience of water security and be more responsive to rapidly changing contexts, water economists and development practitioners need to identify the linkages to other sectors and issues, and incorporate these into their work.
This emerged as a major theme during a conference hosted by the World Bank that brought together water economists and development practitioners from around the world.