When the children of Inyima in southeast Nigeria began to fall sick and die, villagers were horrified to learn that their own poor hygiene practices had contaminated the community’s drinking water, causing a deadly diarrhoea outbreak.
In Kenya, nearly 60% of Nairobi's population live in slums. In the Mukuru slum, in the East of Nairobi, an EU funded project is helping to improve the health status of residents through the provision of water and sanitation facilities.
The series of "Sector Notes" for the Integration of Environment and Climate Change into EU International Cooperation and Development is designed to provide practical guidance on the links between environmental protection/climate change and specific sectors and the opportunities
The Global Opportunity Report 2015 aims to show how five major global risks to building a sustainable and prosperous society (the lack of fresh water, unsustainable urbanization, continued lock-in to fossil fuels, the rise in non-communicable diseases, and extreme weather) can be turned int