IWMI researchers receive President’s Awards
Nishadi Eriyagama and Lal Mutuwatte have been awarded President’s Awards for scientific publications by the National Research Council (NRC) of Sri Lanka.
The awards were presented by the Science, Technology and Research Minister, Susil Premajayantha, on behalf of the President of Sri Lanka, H.E. Maithripala Sirisena at a ceremony held at the Water’s Edge in Battaramulla, on November 18, 2015.
Dr Pay Drechsel has been awarded the International Water Association’s Water and Development Award (Research).
The award was presented at the opening ceremony of the IWA’s Development Congress and Exhibition in Amman, Jordan, this Sunday, October 18.
In the photo Pay Drechsel receives the award from Dr. Helmut Kroiss, President of the International Water Association (IWA).
Karen Villholth and Xueliang Cai receive awards for best research
IWMI South Africa’s Karen Villholth and Xueliang Cai received the IWRA Best Paper Award at the IWRA World Water Congress XV in Edinburgh, 28 May, 2015.
Villholth, K.G., 2013. Groundwater irrigation for smallholders in Sub-Saharan Africa – a synthesis of current knowledge to guide sustainable outcomes. Wat. Int., 38(4), 369–391, DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2013.821644. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02508060.2013.821644
Xueliang Cai, David Molden, Mohammed Mainuddin, Bharat Sharma, Mobin-ud-Din Ahmad & Poolad Karimi, 2011. Producing more food with less water in a changing world: assessment of water productivity in 10 major river basins. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02508060.2011.542403