Water: The new Currency?

Usable water — or the lack of it — promises to be an increasingly potent global issue in the future. Nearly half of the people living in developing countries suffer at any given time from one or more water-borne diseases: From Africa to Asia to the Americas, water is at the root of many emerging health, economic, and political crises. What are the implications? How can governments, corporations, and institutions work together to address the vital issues surrounding global water?

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