30th Anniversary

IWMI 1985-2015: Three decades of achievement

IWMI 30th Anniversary logoThe International Water Management Institute celebrated thirty years of delivering research excellence throughout 2015. During those three decades new ways of collecting, distributing and managing water have continually influenced our scientists’ work. Technological advances in satellite imaging, computer modelling and data analysis are transforming our cross disciplinary studies, delivering cutting edge solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

Founding of IWMI in Sri Lanka

Underpinning our approach is a continuing commitment to poverty alleviation, social inclusion and sustainable natural resource management. Recognized as a world leader in water management science, IWMI’s unique experience enables it to contribute to the success of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, which were finalized in 2015.