SDG 6 Clean Water and Sanitation

icon for SDG 6 Clean Water and SanitationThe Grantham Centre works towards this Goal through Grantham Scholar projects as well as policy and engagement activities. You can search our pages to see which Scholars work on this SDG.

Grantham Centre work focuses on 7 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. You can find more information about this work here.

drumstick tree: an example of a plant that can do hydraulic lift

Hydraulic lift and water scarcity by Tinashe Mawodza

Many ways of improving crop yields can be discovered when scientists understand underlying processes in plants. Grantham Scholar Tinashe Mawodza introduces a process known as ‘hydraulic lift’ that could help plants in regions where water is scarce. Hydraulic lift enables some plants to passively extract water from deeper soil horizons. […]

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