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IWMI announces development of a new, Google supported tool that will harness AI and satellite data for water reuse in the Middle East and...

The platform will use remote sensing technologies to monitor land, seas and the atmosphere.

IWMI unveils Google-backed AI tool for water reuse in MENA

Researchers at IWMI will develop e-ReWater, a platform powered by artificial intelligence and earth observation data which uses remote sensing technologies to monitor land, seas and the atmosphere.

IWMI announces development of a new, Google supported tool that will harness AI and satellite data for water reuse in the Middle East and...

IWMI will also develop an online dashboard that will provide accessible and comprehensive information on wastewater generation and recycling potential in Egypt, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

Water and sanitation hosts hybrid climate change and water sector consultation workshop

IWMI collaborates with the South African government to improve sustainable development and climate security in the water sector.

Humming a new tune on World Toilet Day: Creating value through brown gold

Work by IDS and partners, including IWMI, has looked at urban sanitation challenges in Nepal, India, Ethiopia and Ghana.

IWMI at Cairo Water Week

Talk show "Akher Al Nahar" aired a report on Cairo Water Week featuring Youssef Brouziyne, the IWMI Regional Representative in MENA.

IWMI, IFPRI to transform Indus Basin for Sustainable Development Goals

IWMI and IFPRI have joined forces to transform food, land, and water systems in the Indus Basin, aiming to enhance water productivity and advance SDGs.

Solarising Nepal’s irrigation canals

Solarizing Nepal’s extensive irrigation canals offers huge advantages including improved irrigation reliability, higher crop production, greater farm income and improved food and nutritional security, according to IWMI researchers.

First book on Pak-Afghan shared waters unveiled in Islamabad

"Afghanistan-Pakistan Shared Waters: State of the Basins" was funded by USAID through the Water Management for Enhanced Productivity program, implemented by IWMI.

IWMI-led MENAdrought project issues final report

The MENAdrought project is a partnership between IWMI, Nebraska Drought Mitigation Centre, Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute, John Hopkins University, and the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, supported by USAID.

IWMI to support Pakistan’s Ministry of Climate Change for COP28

IWMI hosts pre-COP28 conference on “Accelerating the Water-Food Climate Nexus Transformation Pathways for Pakistan.”

Application with Geo-Goviya information system launched

The new application, supported by IWMI, includes information about Sri Lanka’s land use, quantity of paddy land, number of farmers, land cultivated in one season and available yield, and emergency agricultural information.

Cocoa Farmers in Ghana Show Strong Interest in Solar-Based Irrigation, but Pump Costs Are Often Too High

IWMI research shows that cocoa farmers in Ghana are interested in solar-powered irrigation pumps but face financial barriers. Policy changes and education are needed.

How to harvest water from clouds of fog

IWMI's Deputy Director General, Rachael McDonnell, spoke to NPR's Goats and Soda about fog harvesting, a traditional technique that is now being expanded.

IWMI Calls for Concerted Effort to Combat Food Wastage

Africa's food waste issue persists with up to 30% loss due to poor handling. IWMI's Dr. Enokenwa's works on gender-inclusive solutions for smallholders and households to reduce waste.

IWMI’s WRAP program to improve water governance in Pakistan

IWMI Pakistan, with UKaid support, leads the WRAP program to address Pakistan's water challenges, improve management, and data collection.

How nature-based solutions can build urban resilience

IWMI's work in Sri Lanka has helped to restore marshes, enhance biodiversity and improve livelihoods in partnership with government departments and local communities.

For everything to function, people need water

IWMI supports research, such as hydro-geologist Maduo Dingalo's work on transboundary aquifers, which is looking to identify potential borehole sites to supply water to vulnerable communities.

Breaking barriers in agriculture

IWMI researchers discuss breaking barriers and ensuring food security and economic prosperity for farming communities in Nepal’s mid-hills.

Speakers stress need to raise awareness about climate change

The seminar, organized by IWMI, stresses climate change awareness, its impact on agriculture, and the need for adaptation, urging informed action.

Seeds of Change: Navigating climate-induced challenges in farming and everyday life

The seminar, organized by IWMI, looked at how climate change threatens Pakistan's agriculture-dependent economy, requiring adaptive measures like flood protection, drought-resistant crops, and public awareness.

Farmers urged to prepare for El Niño to trigger record-high temperatures

IWMI and CIMMYT warn of changing climate patterns in South Africa.

Climate change poses threats to food, water security

Climate change threatens Pakistan's food and water security. An IWMI-hosted workshop stressed data-driven, sustainable water management to combat challenges.

Panel at ‘World Water Week’ highlights water security in Tibet and Himalayas

The World Water Week panel, co-hosted by IWMI and the US State Department, discussed Tibet's vital role in Himalayan water systems, highlighting China's environmental impact.

Indus to become ‘a seasonal river’ by 2050 if glaciers continue melting

At an event co-hosted by IWMI and USAID, experts warn that rapid melting of glaciers in Pakistan's north could turn the Indus River seasonal, endangering 240 million lives.

Middle East’s groundwater shortage: Will it soon run out?

IWMI plays a pivotal role in addressing groundwater management challenges across the Middle East.

Save Water Save Money — Farmers In Odisha & Assam Benefit From Micro Irrigation Systems

The 'Resilience' project, implemented by IWMI, aims to enhance the adoption of efficient micro irrigation systems, including sprinklers and drip irrigation, among smallholder farmers in the Indian states of Odisha and Assam.

Professor Tafadzwa Mabhaudhi: How is climate change affecting the future of the world?

Professor Tafadzwa Mabhaudhi, IWMI Research Group Leader - Sustainable and Resilient Food Production Systems, discusses the impact of climate change on the world's future, highlighting its effects and implications.

Youth seek climate-smart agri-solutions in innovation challenge

In celebration of International Youth Day, IWMI and BongoHive hosted a Demonstration Day in partnership with the Accelerating Impacts of CGIAR Climate Research in Africa (AICCRA) project in Zambia.

Middle East Water Security: Competition heats up as resources become scarcer

IWMI is highlighted in the context of the deteriorating water security situation in the Middle East and North Africa region in the August 2023 Al-Monitor PRO Trend Report.

Stakeholders raise awareness against floods

IWMI convened experts in climate change, water resources, and disaster risk reduction to discuss flood prediction and early warning in Nigeria.

Flooding – Stakeholders strengthen synergy

IWMI, hosting the workshop, highlighted the importance of flood forecasting and early warning systems in mitigating flood impacts, considering the growing global trend of intensified heavy rainfall events due to climate change.

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