Pit latrine emptiers in Bangladesh collect and transport human waste to a site where it is processed into fertiliser. Photo: Neil Palmer / IWMI World Toilet Day 2020 Reducing the waste burden Success Story How hi-tech insurance is helping farmers survive floods Ganesh Kumari Karki (60) drinks water from a public tap at Dhap village. Photo: Tom van Cakenberghe / IWMI IWMI’s response to Covid-19 IWMI Annual Report 2019 Water systems underpinning sustainable development

Success despite Covid: Hope from a Water Users Association in Central Myanmar

The Covid-19 health and economic crisis, as well as recent drought, could have caused optimism to fall. But not for the members of the “Five Village Bless” Water User Association.

After the flush: How a project in Ghana is turning human waste into an economic resource

An IWMI-led project in Ghana aims to address issues with insufficient financing and lack of capacity by capturing value (‘CapVal’) from human waste in ways that support a circular economy.

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…

Gap and opportunity analysis of hydrological monitoring in the Ziway-Shala Sub-basin, Ethiopia.

This working paper was prepared under a development and conservation project – Societal Development and Ecosystems Conservation in Sahelian Wetlands (SAWEL) – focusing on improving food security and nutrition in the Sahel region by helping to safeguard wetlands through ecologically sustainable agricultural water management.

Citizen science in community-based watershed management: An institutional analysis in Ethiopia

The engagement of communities (non-scientists) in the collection of reliable hydrometeorological data (a citizen science approach) has the potential to address part of the data gaps in Ethiopia.