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Everything you need to know about water and migration (December 15, 2020) - Often, migration is a development problem being solved by people using their own agency, and this should be better reflected in policy responses at all levels.
How to monitor effectively when the water balance drops (November 30, 2020) - A new IWMI Working Paper provides a Gap and Opportunity Analysis of Hydrological Monitoring in Ethiopia.
Can citizen science help to fill hydrology data gaps in Ethiopia? (October 27, 2020) - IWMI conducted a qualitative study to investigate the possibilities of embedding a citizen science approach into existing data collection systems.
Initial Research Highlights Importance of Irrigation for Ethiopian Farmers During COVID-19 (September 2, 2020) - Agriculture sustains the Ethiopian economy, and access to irrigation here is critical for food security. Now, in the wake of COVID-19, the World Food Programme estimates acute hunger will double worldwide, with concern particularly high for Africa.
How to accelerate and scale inclusive water access in Ethiopia (June 11, 2020) - A photo story to highlight farmer-led irrigation in Ethiopia.
Simulating trade-offs in the water-energy-food nexus (October 1, 2019) - In the Omo-Turkana and Zambezi basins in Africa, complex relationships emerge from the balances struck among hydropower generation, irrigated agriculture, water quality and environmental flows.
Reuters: More deals, less conflict? Cross-border water planning key, report warns (September 6, 2019) - New report suggests national leaders make water security a priority now, link water policy to other national policies, from agriculture to trade, and put in place water-sharing institutions early.
When small is beautiful – but not spectacular (July 1, 2019) - Taking stock of a widespread water intervention in Africa.
Water security for all (January 25, 2019) - IWMI joins a major UK-funded effort to find solutions.
International Day of Rural Women (October 12, 2018) - Empowering women in community-based groundwater governance.
Committed to soil and water conservation (August 8, 2018) - Understanding Ethiopia’s past experience to guide future investments
Damned if you don’t! (July 5, 2018) - Time for smart dam design and operation to combat malaria in Africa.
The road to climate resilience (May 10, 2018) - Enabling rural communities to draw up action plans aimed at enhancing resilience to climate-related hazards through sustainable management of natural resources.
Good, better, best – Never let it rest (February 21, 2017) - Success factors of watershed management in Ethiopia
Bloomberg: U.S. Startup Plans Africa Expansion With Solar Watering Kits (November 1, 2016) - Only about 5 percent of African agriculture is irrigated, according to the International Water Management Institute. In Tanzania, for example, the government says it has a 6.8 trillion-shilling ($3.1 billion) irrigation funding gap.
Smallholder irrigation taking root (July 14, 2016) - USAID and Texas A&M team field visit to ILSSI sites in Ethiopia
A happy medium for Ethiopian tomatoes (July 14, 2016) - Locally produced compost bags could help market gardeners
Sustainable development in the Eastern Nile (June 9, 2016) - Investments in land and water are critical
Solar water pumps boost household micro-irrigation (May 2, 2016) - The case of Ethiopia’s Rift Valley Region
Ethiopia’s mountain communities face up to the future (April 7, 2016) - Bale farmers turn to science help improve land management.