Rapid urbanization has encouraged illegal sand mining on a large scale and sparked a global wave of gang violence. In Kenya, the practice has taken a serious environmental toll, impacting the local communities which have been battling with droughts.
India is suffering from the worst water crisis in its history. But Rajender Singh has been working to restore supply to more than a thousand villages, and has rejuvenated 11 rivers using traditional techniques.
Governments should increase resilience to cope with droughts and flooding due to climate change or else face water crises in the future, says World Water Council's Benedito Braga.
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