IWMI in the news

This World Water Day, Director General of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) Dr. Mark Smith explains why water management could save lives and the planet.

Having put millions more people at risk of acute hunger, the COVID-19 pandemic has set the stage for a now-or-never year of rethinking the entire system behind food and nutrition.

As we recover from the pandemic and put in place measures to prevent future crises, 2021 will see countries commit to making food systems more equitable, nutritious and resilient at the UN Food Systems Summit.

Meanwhile, countries must also reconcile a rising demand for food with the race to cut carbon emissions and reverse the loss of global biodiversity, which will be centre stage at the COP26 climate talks and the UN Biodiversity Conference.

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