Outside of Jordan's capital, Amman, mains water is only supplied once a week. Now the German Development Agency is installing new pumps. And the environment is set to benefit too.
The lowest body of water in the world, famed for its health benefits, is disappearing, threatening livelihoods and nature. As the Middle East faces growing water shortages, reversing the decline is a huge task.
Jordan is a country with scarce natural resources. How can they be used more sustainably? Global Ideas take a look.
Until recently, the Peruvian city Cusco stank. But thanks to a more modern sewage system, the Andean metropolis is now not only easier on the climate - it's also easier on the nose. The system even creates biogas.
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