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  • New study reveals scale of cropping in and around cities...
    Farming on the doorstep
    New policies are needed to support small-scale fish farmers....
    Fishing for pro-poor solutions in India
    World losing 2,000 hectares of irrigated farmland a day...
    The scourge of salt
    A series of public events put farmers at the heart of climate change discussions in Nepal....
    Getting more out of local knowledge
    Targets that promote efficient, nationally and locally appropriate water use will be key to achieving the SDGs....
    Sustainable Development Goals Offer Unique Opportunity to Transform Management of Critical Water Resources
    For World Food Day we look at 8 social and technological innovations that can contribute to a water-secure future for rural communities and family farme...
    World Food Day 2014
    October 15th is the UN International Day of Rural Women. Download the infographic on Gender and Agriculture....
    International Day of Rural Women
    Reducing risks in urban vegetable production. Crop irrigation with polluted water has caused a bit of a stink with policymakers and the public....
    Dirty water, dirty crops?
    The CGIAR Development Dialogues 2014 aim to focus international attention on the vital role of agriculture, livestock, fisheries, landscapes and food sy...
    DEVELOPMENT DIALOGUES
    South Asia to get early-warning system....
    On the lookout for drought
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Latest Publications
  • Cost recovery from irrigation in almost all the countries presents a dismal picture. Low cost recovery coupled with declining government finances has led to the deterioration of...
    Revitalizing Canal Irrigation: Towards Improving Cost Recovery
    This study assesses the changing consumption patterns of rice in Bangladesh and its implications on water demand by 2030. Rice dominates food and water consumption patterns in t...
    Water for Food in Bangladesh: Outlook to 2030
    A review of global water demand projections (WDPs) show substantial over- or under-estimation. The pre-1990 WDPs, with population as the main driver of change, over-projected cu...
    Global Water Demand Projections: Past, Present and Future.
    This report analyzes the influence of agrarian transformations on the feminization of agricultural production in rural Tajikistan. It explores women’s multiple labor relations...
    Land Reforms and Feminization of Agricultural Labor in Sughd Province, Tajikistan.
    This manuscript undertakes a review of current published information (peer-reviewed and grey literature) on Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka. I...
    Review of Literature on Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka