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As Zimbabwe struggles with drought, we must be ready for the...

Henry Roman discusses the potential of anticipatory action to prevent or minimize the impact of a potential disaster before it fully unfolds.
Dialogue on advancing youth engagement in Zimbabwean agripreneurship

Dialogue on Advancing Youth Engagement in Zimbabwean Agripreneurship

The two-day dialogue will discuss youth engagement in agripreneurship and explore solutions to empower women and marginalized youth.
Henry Roman, IWMI Regional Representative for Southern Africa (center) speaks on circular economy at a seminar on March 7, 2024, in Pretoria, South Africa. Photo: IWMI

Circular economies can become “the most  inclusive” in Africa

Through resource efficiency, circular design, water reuse, repair and recycling, African nations can customize their economic systems to maximize both social benefits and sustainability.
Participants collaborate to build a reliable scalable digital twin. Pretoria, South Africa. Photo: Gordon / River of Life

Visionary integration

IWMI presents a digital twin concept for management of the Limpopo River basin.

Henry Roman new IWMI Country Representative for South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe...

New appointments to strengthen IWMI's approach to sustainable solutions for water-related issues in Southern Africa.
Chronicle Zimbabwe

For everything to function, people need water

IWMI supports research, such as hydro-geologist Maduo Dingalo's work on transboundary aquifers, which is looking to identify potential borehole sites to supply water to vulnerable communities.

Satisfying the growing need for water storage: the role of sand...

More than 2 billion people currently live in water-stressed countries, and approximately 4 billion people experience water scarcity at least one month per year.
A farmer in Zambia irrigating her crops using groundwater. Photo: Adam Öjdahl / IWMI

Tapping into Groundwater

In a recent interview, Dr. Villholth spoke more about IWMI’s groundwater program and how events such as World Water Week are important to protecting and managing the resource.

New project brings five African countries together to jointly manage region’s...

The five Partner States of the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) have joined forces with IWMI to manage groundwater resources spanning an area larger than Austria and Germany.
Omo-Turkana basin. Photo: Fritz Kleinschroth / IWMI

Simulating trade-offs in the water-energy-food nexus

In the Omo-Turkana and Zambezi basins in Africa, complex relationships emerge from the balances struck among hydropower generation, irrigated agriculture, water quality and environmental flows.