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New project brings five African countries together to jointly manage region’s groundwater

The five Partner States of the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) have joined forces with IWMI to manage groundwater resources spanning an area larger than Austria and Germany.

Los Angeles Times: Crisis in the Himalayas – Climate change and unsustainable development

The recent tragedy encapsulated the potent mix of natural and human-made dangers.

Focus on Covid-19

Ganesh Kumari Karki (60) drinks water from a public tap at Dhap village. Photo: Tom van Cakenberghe / IWMI

IWMI’s vision is for a water secure world. But, as the pandemic continues its march into the poorer parts of the planet, the distance from that vision is brought into sharp focus. Billions of people do not have access to the safe water that is the primary line of defense against the virus. Read more…

Analyzing the enabling environment to enhance the scaling of irrigation and water management technologies: a tool for implementers.

Designing scaling strategies that are adaptive to context and available resources requires an understanding of the enabling environment in which the scaling processes are embedded.

Guidelines for community-led multiple use water services: evidence from rural South Africa.

The African Water Facility, together with the Water Research Commission, South Africa, as its implementing agent, supported the demonstration project Operationalizing community-led Multiple Use water Services (MUS) in South Africa.