Anna Walnycki's blog posts
The SDGs aim to promote the "availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all". This case study of Dar es Salaam helps to consider the complexity of realising this goal at all levels
Ahead of a side event at Habitat III, Anna Walnycki highlights how funding is needed for grassroots upgrading of informal settlements in the face of evictions.
The United Nations Conference on Housing and Urban Sustainable Development, more commonly known as Habitat, takes place just once every 20 years, but IIED has been engaged since the start in 1976
World Water Week is an important opportunity to tackle the gap between global ambitions to achieve fair access to water and sanitation – and realities on the ground.
Global debates can help frame how human rights in the city are recognised but are often far removed from processes that affirm rights at local level.
On World Water Day, a new briefing shows that the urban poor are missing out on the benefits of 'improved' water services because the costs are too high.
This month the world's leaders will meet in Addis to decide how they fund the Sustainable Development Goals. While the focus will be on where this money will come from, the real question is will this money support the world's poorest to shape their own futures?