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Ford is continuing to develop a risk management strategy which includes information from internal databases, including supplier site location, and externally available data regarding water scarcity, pollution control, among others. Our primary response to this risk is that we use ... Learn More

In our almond orchards in the USA and Australia, technology helps us monitor plant health and needs in real-time, enabling optimum irrigation efficiency. In 2016, this technology helped to reduce water use by up to 10% while maximising growth rate ... Learn More

In addition to actively investigating and implementing water conservation measures, this site: - Engages with the local community and water providers- Established site-specific water targets - Increased capital expenditures on water projects - Conducted a consultant-led water vulnerability assessment- Is ... Learn More

Ford has undertaken several projects at its Cuautitlan Stamping and Assembly Plant (CSAP) in Mexico over the past five years, in response to increasing water stress in the area. A reverse osmosis (RO) and ultrafiltration (UF) system has been installed. ... Learn More

The work consisted of creating multiple channels along the original bed. Some of the earthwork was done in the standard manner with machines designed for wetlands. The rest was done by the river itself which carved out its bed in ... Learn More

RAIN supports the Nepal WASH Alliance (NWA) by contributing to joint activities of the NWA and by contributing to the functioning of the NWA country coordinator. Learn More

To create water for poor and needy people. Learn More

Task force teams are bound by a common goal (e.g. water security) but each member tackles different components of the solution, such as land management, education, or infrastructure provision. Learn More

Clearly define roles for each member of the partnership to ensure stakeholders and partners do not get confused regarding the partnership process. Roles are best defined through both verbal confirmation during stakeholder workshops and the written partnership memorandum of understanding. Learn More

Partner dependency causes the outcome of a partnership to rest on a single institution, threatening the long-term sustainability of the initiative. Programmes should be designed from a systemic perspective that includes multiple strategic partners. At a practical design level, the ... Learn More