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Area: 5888268 km2
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Water-Related Challenge Costs

Total annual estimated cost to address all water-related challenges: $3,758,308,399.00

Share of total annual estimated cost to address each individual challenge (2015 $USD):

  • Access to Drinking Water: $1,278,532,986.00 - [34%]
  • Access to Sanitation: $588,577,174.00 - [16%]
  • Industrial Pollution: $30,903,227.00 - [1%]
  • Agricultural Pollution: $399,321,434.00 - [11%]
  • Water Scarcity: $834,588,846.00 - [22%]
  • Water Management: $626,384,733.00 - [17%]

For more about this data, see information on WRI’s Achieving Abundance dataset here.

Water Challenges

As reported by organizations on the Hub.

Access to Water Supply and Water Services
Compliance with Local Regulations and Widely-Accepted Standards
Local Water Resource Governance
Physical water supply
Upstream Water Issues
Water Demand and Competition among Users

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Organizations in Madagascar

To empower underprivileged section of the society by taking stand and providing with financial and logistic support to bring quantities and qualitative changes in their livelihood development for in an Equal and just society implementing the SDG goals by the … Learn More

· Climate change impact risk assessments, strategy, adaptation and proofing · Resilient cities / business · Water resources yield and supply assurance · Hydrology, specialising in Forest Hydrology (Professionally registered) · Flood modelling · Conceptual water supply planning · GIS … Learn More

A research and advocacy charity working for equitable and sustainable water resource management. We work with all water users to support objective understanding of opportunities and barriers to progress, and to galvanise action based on reliable evidence, transperancy and accountability. Learn More

The World Economic Forum The World Economic Forum is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business, cultural and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. It was established in 1971 … Learn More

Our Vision is widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry, driving innovations and best practices in textile, apparel and footwear industries to protect consumers, workers and the environment. Our Mission is to enable brands and retailers in the textile, apparel, and footwear … Learn More

Projects in Madagascar

WaterAid staff are travelling to remote communities and villages of Madagascar to ensure that as many people as possible are informed about COVID-19 and best prevention methods. Learn More

Protecting and restoring the natural ecosystems of IndiaÕs coastal zone to strengthen the climate resilience of coastal communities. IndiaÕs coastline is expected to be among the most affected by climate change. Climate change impacts such as extreme weather events and … Learn More

Safe and clean energy instead of electricity importsWith a constantly increasing demand for electricity, energy coverage is one of the main challenges to be faced by Madagascar. According to the Rural Electrification Agency, there are only four small hydropower plants … Learn More

A small water treatment facility is implemented and entrusted to a local operator trained to become a true entrepreneur. The water is sold at an affordable price, guaranteeing access to safe water for the villagers and the sustainability of the … Learn More

- Develop innovative approaches for the maintenance and management of small-scale water supplies. - Support development organizations within the implementation of innovative management approaches. Learn More

Bangladesh is experiencing one of the worst humanitarian crises in history. Since August 2017, Bangladesh has seen an unprecedented influx of Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in MyanmarÕs Rakhine State. Among the nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees now residing in the … Learn More

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