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Episode 7: Egypt’s Policy Pathways

Join us in Egypt for the final stop on the Policy Pathways world tour! This week, we delve deep into the food, land and water challenges confronting Egypt as the country grapples with the necessity for enhanced resource quality amidst rapid population growth.
Construction workers build stronger riverbanks along the Nile River to protect it from erosion. Dominic Chavez/World Bank.

Greening gray infrastructure: uncovering the complexity of Nature-based Solutions

Nature-based Solutions (NbS) are a hot topic in environment and landscape planning networks. But are they a silver bullet for solving the climate crisis?

Building Climate Resilience through Enhanced Water Security in MENA (Al Murunah)

Increase water security through the integration of nature-based solutions for water and agricultural water management.
The Qaa Valley in Lebanon features rolling rocky hills and gabions to slow water rushing down during flash floods. Photo: Stephen Fragaszy / IWMI

Modern tools and ancient smarts

Al Murunah’s unique approach to climate adaptation and development combines nature-based solutions with agricultural water management interventions and a gender perspective.

Rural women in Egypt are the driving force behind IWMI’s new...

The center will be a hub for knowledge-sharing, marketing, and community building, ultimately shaping new opportunities for the women of Izbat Al-Hamra.

Episode 1: Introducing… Policy Pathways

Researchers introduce the series and explain what a 'policy pathway' is.

New podcast explores policy coherence and system transformation in food, land...

Policy Pathways, produced by IWMI, examines policies for sustainable development and climate resilience in six countries.
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This new AI-powered platform will help harness water reuse in the...

Powered by AI and earth observation data, the collaboration between IWMI and Google.org will use remote sensing technologies to monitor land, seas, and the atmosphere.
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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.
Giza pyramids and water tank, near Cairo, Egypt. IWMI/Hamish John Appleby

IWMI announces development of a new, Google-supported tool that will harness...

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.