- Wastewater Irrigation in Karnataka
Untreated wastewater often carries pathogens and other dangerous toxins, but many farmers continue to use this water for irrigation because it is the only source available to them.
- Press Release: DIY weather stations will aid flood control efforts
New mobile connected device can transform data collection say experts.
- CNN.com: Thousands ill from mysterious kidney disease, but what’s the cause?
"Increasingly, the finger is being pointed at water," said Herath Manthrithilake, head of Sri Lanka programs at IWMI.
- Solar water pumps boost household micro-irrigation
The case of Ethiopia’s Rift Valley Region
- Ebb and flow in the landscape
Measuring how ecosystems regulate rivers.
- Floppy irrigation flops in Limpopo
Farmer empowerment is vital if new technologies are to help the poorest.
- Business-Standard.com: Gujarat govt mulls connecting farmers using solar powered pumps to grid
As on date nearly 4,000 solar water pumps have been distributed to the farmers and all these are off grid and farmers are using surplus power for other purpose at…
- $75 billion of water investments lost to corruption annually
Mismanagement threatens SDGs, says new report.
- IndiaTimes.com: As various parts of India witness one of the worst droughts, an above par monsoon is an imperative
The current scenario in parts of the India are comparable to the drought of 2002, says Bharat Sharma, coordinator of the India programme at the International Water Management Institute. He…
- blogs.worldbank.org: Farmers on the frontline
In North Shewa, hundreds of kilometers to the north, farmers are waiting for the Belg (short) rains, this year disrupted by El Niño. The rains are already a month late.
- Ethiopia’s mountain communities face up to the future
Bale farmers turn to science help improve land management.
- blog.gfar.net: Learning how agricultural research can be more relevant to the poor
The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) developed the Research in Development (RinD) approach to carry out Mode 2 research in five geographically-defined hubs in Bangladesh, Zambia,…