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Press Release: IWMI commits to a water-secure world

IWMI commits to a water-secure world as it has announced a new five-year strategy aimed at boosting the center’s research and its influence in tackling global water challenges.

Indian water policy initiative receives World Water Day global award

Key insights into groundwater 'directly tackle the challenges' facing India’s water future

Millions affected, billions at stake: Scientists urge ‘wiser’ use of wetlands to tackle poverty and conserve ecosystems

2nd February 2014 – Colombo, Sri Lanka Agriculture and wetlands should be managed in unison in order to conserve vital ecosystems and support the livelihoods...

President Rajapaksa launches new water information system during visit to IWMI

17th January 2014 – Colombo, Sri Lanka - His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, has officially launched...

CGIAR doubles funding to $1 billion in five years

Fruits of new investments in CGIAR could include big boost in rice production for Asia, sustainable irrigation for millions of parched farms in Africa,...

CEA partners with IWMI to improve Colombo’s municipal waste management and farmers’ access to organic fertilizers

Colombo, December 10, 2013. At the request of the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC), the Central Environmental Authority (CEA), in collaboration with the International Water...

The story behind the success

Colombo, Sri Lanka (25 November 2013) – Billions of dollars are spent every year on scientific research for noble causes such as lifting people...

Smart water management can help avert climate-induced food shortages

Warsaw, Poland – November 15th 2013 - Climate change will have a “profound” impact on water resources that could have serious knock-on effects for...

Healthy ecosystems are the key to productive agriculture

New book urges fundamental re-think to unite farmers and conservationists for sustainable development. STOCKHOLM (4 SEPTEMBER 2013) — We must prioritize the health of ecosystems...

A new decision-support tool finds top spots for boosting livelihoods with water technologies

The Targeting AGwater Management Interventions (TAGMI) tool could support government planners to better target interventions at resource poor farmers in Africa. STOCKHOLM (3 SEPTEMBER...

CEA partners with IWMI to turn organic waste into high-quality fertilizer

Colombo.25 July 2013. At the request of the Central Environmental Authority (CEA), the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) signed an agreement to collaborate towards...

Sri Lankan water history informs global climate change study

Modern farming practice of rainwater storage in ancient tanks lauded as best practice adaptation strategy Bonn, Germany. 14 JUNE 2013 —Whether it’s bracing for drought in...

Water Cycle poster for SL Schools launched for World Environment Day

Colombo. 5 June 2013 - The Colombo based International Water Management Institute (IWMI), together with partner organization Lanka Jalani, launched a poster for schools...

New partnership will explore how SL can avoid pollution from human waste

IWMI/Ministry of Water Supply and Drainage research project will look at how human waste from septic tanks can be turned into valuable fertilizer rather...

Ethiopian farmers to get market boost

January 22, 2013 –A new research for development project was launched today by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the International Water Management...

Farmer-led irrigation schemes could alter food security in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia

Study shows potential for smallholder water management innovations to boost crop yields and household revenue by tens of billions of US dollars

GWP and IWMI Media Advisory

The pressing food and water issues affecting the region will be discussed at a two day workshop in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on February 24-25,...

David Molden receives CGIAR award for Outstanding Scientist

"Agriculture is both the cause and solution to many of the world's water problems," he stated.

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