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Just add water: a landscape analysis of climate finance for water

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Written by Nathaniel Mason, Sam Pickard, Charlene Watson, Roger Calow

Hero image description: Woman carrying water in Kashmir, India Image credit:Lesley Derksen/Unsplash Image license:Creative Commons

At WaterAid’s Water and Climate Summit in London, March 2020, a High-Level Group led by HRH Prince of Wales pledged to work towards boosting available finance for climate-resilient water, sanitation and hygiene, creating the Water and Climate Finance Initiative (WCFI). WaterAid has since facilitated the convening of a group of experts and stakeholders to identify key actions to deliver this objective. 

This report presents a review of the existing landscape of international financial flows to the water sector, with a specific focus on climate finance, to help inform the work of the WCFI.

Woman carrying water in Kashmir, India
Image credit:Lesley Derksen/Unsplash ~ Image license:Creative Commons
Nathaniel Mason, Sam Pickard, Charlene Watson, Bernd Klanten and Roger Calow