Events are taking place around the globe this year to celebrate the UN's International Year of Water Cooperation. To mark the occasion, DW showcases water conservation and cooperation projects as well as problem areas.
Water, more than any other resource, knows no borders. According to the UN, 148 countries worldwide share a river basin. But, water is a limited commodity. That's why water cooperation is key to security, poverty eradication, and to social and gender equality.