USAID launched the Safaa Paani (“Clean Water”) program to help disaster-stricken communities like Dharapani restore access to safe water. To date, the program has improved water access and public health outcomes for more than 45,000Read more
Clean, accessible water for all is an essential part of the world we want to live in. There is sufficient fresh water on the planet to achieve this. But due to bad economics or poor infrastructure, every year millions of people, most of them children, die from diseases associated with inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene.
Water scarcity, poor water quality and inadequate sanitation negatively impact food security, livelihood choices and educational opportunities for poor families across the world. Drought afflicts some of the world’s poorest countries, worsening hunger and malnutrition.
By 2050, at least one in four people is likely to live in a country affected by chronic or recurring shortages of fresh water.
Fast fashion is a term used to describe the modern fashion industry marked by high volume of production and low margin, fast-paced, cheap and disposable items. According to the United Nations, it contributes to tenRead more
Call for AbstractsSustainable Development Track2020 IISE Annual Conference & ExpoHyatt Regency New OrleansNew Orleans, LAMay 30 – June 1, 2020Deadline for abstract submission is November 8, 2019Abstract SubmissionConference Site Dear Colleagues: We invite you toRead more
Clean, safe water is essential to the wellbeing of mankind, and Goal 6 of the United Nation’s Seventeen Sustainability Goals focuses on this pursuit. This work concentrates on the current status of water quality inRead more
The world’s demand for renewable energy is growing, resulting in an increased need to convert biomass to biofuel. While this demand has a positive impact on lowering fossil fuel consumption, bioenergy crop cultivation can haveRead more
One of the more unique biomes in the world is the Paramo ecosystem. Colombia has 35% of the total area covered by Paramos. It has ecological importance due to their biodiversity (several species of birds,Read more
The lean approach of “Go and See” has allowed many companies to make great strides in process improvement, by encouraging leaders and engineers to walk out to the work area to solve problems. The sameRead more
Article by Linn Asbury I’m not an educator; I’ve never even had kids. So what am I doing volunteering with a non-profit in rural (remote) Kenya as Global Education Partner for Jubilee Village Project (JVP)Read more
Description This presentation does a diagnosis on the water management in the municipality of Guasca in Colombia and presents the guidelines for the establishment of a facility for the provision of a service that allowsRead more
Description Existing water distribution system models are inadequate for water poor and developing communities that lack technical design expertise. We propose a novel approach to network optimization by using a decision support system. This interactiveRead more