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Largest desal plant to date in Pacific Islands to be tendered as climate change bites Vol 19, Issue 7 (July 2018)

A solar-powered desalination plant and operational improvement project in Kiribati’s capital South Tarawa could be transformational for the vulnerable and impoverished nation. What lessons can other islands learn as they try to fight the effects of climate change?

Middle East in brief Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

Israel’s Energy and Water Resources Ministry has approved a plan to double the volume of desalinated water produced in the country to 1.2 billion m3/year.

Dhaka’s utility turns its focus to wastewater after water supply turnaround Vol 19, Issue 1 (January 2018)

As DWASA rides the wave of development finance from water to wastewater coverage, GWI finds out where the opportunities are, and what’s next for the Bangladeshi capital.

Tahal celebrates despite Kardan difficulties Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

The Israeli engineer hosted a big party this month at the Watec exhibition to celebrate 65 years of pursuing big water projects in difficult markets. Its robust health contrasts strongly with the difficulties faced by its parent company Kardan NV.

GKW bounces back from the blacklist Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

After being blacklisted by the World Bank in 2015 because it did not police its freelance associates effectively, the German engineer has made compliance a competitive advantage, and is back on the road to growth. Managing director Ralf Bufler explains his strategy.

Seeing dollars and sense Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

Willy Yeo weighs in on the darker side of China’s One Belt One Road infrastructure vision.

Angola eyes PPP roll-out to help strengthen water sector fundamentals Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

The country will need to address high unaccounted-for water levels, operating deficits, and an immature regulatory framework if it is to rebuild its water sector in a sustainable way. What role can the international private water community play?

Contractors fight for dominance in DBOs as Panama infrastructure roll-out gathers pace Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

The nation has become one of the most active procurers of water and wastewater treatment infrastructure in the last 18 months. How long before the momentum loses steam?

Multilaterals provide assistance at the birth of the Indonesian Development Bank Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

Indonesian PPP financier SMI is absorbing hundreds of millions of dollars from international financing institutions and commercial lenders as it transitions into a national development bank. As facilitator, lender and advisor, its competencies are in high demand.

Global pooled finance initiative for water gets €10m Dutch government backing Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

A new water financing facility aims to leverage €1 billion of debt finance from local institutional investors. How will it overcome the hurdles which have ended previous attempts to establish sustainable local finance initiatives?