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October-November research journal roundup

A roundup of IWMI research produced during October and November 2023.

Infants at higher risk in flood-prone areas of Bangladesh

IWMI researcher says study measuring the burden of living in flood-prone areas addresses a gap in research in quantifying the broader health impacts of floods.

Pakistan Water Week 2023 addresses transformative pathways for water and food systems

With water and food security becoming urgent priorities, Pakistan Water Week convened to explore opportunities for research, innovation and collective action.

Data-driven breakthroughs and the future of agriculture at the CGIAR Digital Innovation Workshop

IWMI’s Digital Inclusion Index was a highlight of the workshop.

Engaging youth in agripreneurship calls for a shift in the “dirty” industry mindset

An IWMI and IFPRI-led workshop discussed the multiple challenges to growing young people's interest in agriculture as a source of livelihood in Malawi.

Water and food systems ready to roll out climate-resilient solutions

A ministerial dialogue and a new global partnership at COP28 signal commitment to integrate water and food systems — for both adaptation and mitigation — in national climate plans.

IWMI’s MENA representative on Abu Dhabi TV

Youssef Brouziyne, the IWMI Regional Representative in the Middle East and North Africa, featured on Al Etihad News Centre on Abu Dhabi TV.

Pakistan Water Week 2023 concludes with call to collaborate on shared asset

Co-organized by IWMI, experts in water management, agriculturalists, government officials, and business leaders from different parts of the world discussed practical strategies to tackle water scarcity.

IWMI and WFP to start new partnership for food, land and water security in fragile communities

The CGIAR FCM Innovation Accelerator will scale climate-smart, private-sector solutions.

Cultivating Success: Overcoming challenges to boost youth engagement in agripreneurship in Malawi

IWMI is the lead implementer of Ukama Ustawi which is working to foster youth agripreneurship in Malawi.

IWMI DG speaks to CNBC Arabia

IWMI Director General Mark Smith speaks to CNBC Arabia on the sidelines of COP28.

Youssef Brouziyne interview with Sky News Arabia

On the sidelines of COP28, Brouziyne spoke about water systems in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Climate change and water sector consultation: Water security is climate security

South Africa’s Department of Water and Sanitation and IWMI led a consultation to contribute to the country’s revised Climate Change Strategy.

Speakers highlight critical challenges confronting Pakistan

The Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources in collaboration with IWMI hosted a three-day conference on ‘Transformative Pathways for Water and Food Systems’ to highlight the critical challenges confronting Pakistan.

Countries commit USD 890 million to accelerate agricultural innovation and address climate and food crises

CGIAR launches a new investment case to support its 2025-2027 research portfolio, poised to deliver critical solutions for climate adaptation and mitigation.

Pakistan’s PM launches $77.8m ‘Recharge Pakistan’ initiative at COP28 to combat climate change

Rachael McDonnell, IWMI's Deputy Director General - Research for Development, stressed the impact of climate change on water resources during the event to mark the announcement.

Water and climate stress are threatening Jordanian refugee hosting communities. What are we doing about it?

IWMI is working to inform the humanitarian response to climate-based vulnerabilities in Jordan through anticipatory action.

Think again: The climate conference does not only last for two weeks

To be effective, COP requires months of groundwork, continued support to negotiators, measuring progress and action for sustainable development.

At COP28, science and research are critical to the loss and damage conversation

Youssef Brouziyne, IWMI Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Representative, says two key questions will dominate discussions around the Loss and Damage Fund at COP28.

IWMI and CGIAR’s NEXUS Gains Initiative to build sustainable strategy to address water shortage in Pakistan

IWMI and IFPRI, through the CGIAR's NEXUS Gains Initiative, are undertaking a comprehensive strategy to address low water productivity in Pakistan.

This new AI-powered platform will help harness water reuse in the MENA region

Powered by AI and earth observation data, the collaboration between IWMI and will use remote sensing technologies to monitor land, seas, and the atmosphere.

Annual Report 2022 launched

In 2022, IWMI worked to support the water systems that underpin food security.

AI to help drive Middle East water reuse

IWMI is developing an AI platform to improve wastewater reuse in the Middle East and North Africa region, backed by a $1 million grant from Google.

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

A new grant from Google’s philanthropic arm will help researchers develop a tool to bolster water security and climate resilience in the Middle East and North Africa.

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.

COP28 Water Pavilion launches official website, a hub for global water solutions

IWMI is a partner in the Water Pavilion and a member of the 2023 Steering Committee.

What is loss and damage and how does it apply to water?

A year after COP27, we explain what loss and damage is, how it relates to water, what a Loss and Damage Fund would do, and what progress has been made.

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