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How can water security empower refugee and host communities?

How reforming water system governance in Ethiopia’s Somali Region refugee and host communities will empower long-term adaptation to climate change and disaster.

March-April research journal roundup

Read our roundup of IWMI’s work in April and March 2024.
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Why invest in a circular bioeconomy in Ethiopia?

There are many advantages to a circular bioeconomy including helping to address critical challenges to food security and resource management.

Why unifying behind anticipatory action in fragile settings should be a...

Early actions in fragile and conflict-affected settings should prioritize the needs of displaced communities and employ the humanitarian principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality and independence.
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IWMI to expand groundbreaking Africa earth observation project

New grant will enable expanded scope and collaboration and make actionable water information accessible to governments and other groups.
A refugee settlement in Uganda. Photo: IWMI

Waste or resource?

How a circular water and food economy is affecting the nutrition, health and livelihoods of refugee and host communities in East Africa.
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A glass half full? Facing up to our water futures

Alan Nicol gave a TEDx Talk on collective action approaches in responding to the unprecedented series of risks and threats facing the global commons.
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GERD will greatly contribute to mutual benefit of region

IWMI's Abdulkarim Seid comments on the potential of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
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Women in Tech Hackathon Ethiopia

The hackathon will harness the creativity and expertise of women in digital technology to tackle critical issues in the agriculture sector in Ethiopia.
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IWMI and partners map the state of water across Africa

Earth observation platforms and data will support decision-makers in the management of flood and drought risk.