How gendered roles and labor allocations are impacting livelihood spaces in Upper-West Ghana.
The fight for Ghanian forests requires a blend of science, local wisdom, and collaborative action.
Work by IDS and partners, including IWMI, has looked at urban sanitation challenges in Nepal, India, Ethiopia and Ghana.
A pilot project is introducing aquaculture in small reservoirs in a sustainable and scalable model.
Smallholder farmers like Oppong are reaping the benefits of solar-powered irrigation, a cost-effective and easy-to-implement technology.
IWMI will implement the Innovation Lab for Irrigation & Mechanization Systems, funded by USAID and led by University of Nebraska.
IWMI contributions to research in August and September of 2023
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.
To mitigate the negative effects of urbanization on resource use and environmental pollution, 15 key actors in the waste-sanitation-agriculture interface joined efforts to set up a Circular Bioeconomy Innovation Hub in Ghana.
Affordable finance, digital tools and innovation bundles are among the enablers that can help meet Africa’s irrigation potential of 60 million hectares in the next five years.