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A farmer checking the agro-climate information sent to his phone via SMS as part of IWMI’s bundled insurance solutions program. Location: Village of Galenbindunuwewa in the North Central province of Sri Lanka. Photo: Samurdhi Ranasinghe / IWMI

Hi-tech support helps Sri Lanka’s farmers navigate the climate crisis

With access to accurate information, farmers can make informed and timely decisions about investing.
Photo: Neil Palmer / IWMI

Water’s Fundamental Truths: Part 2 – Why do we have to...

Water has to be managed as a system, and cannot be effectively managed separately from land, or from its major uses or users, of which agriculture is by far the biggest.
Photo: Neil Palmer / IWMI

Choosing the collective: Challenging conventional ideas of women’s leadership

Lessons emerging from our research shows that collectives allow bonding and connections through identities other than gender, enabling significant change in entrenched gender-power relations.
A woman holds Mola harvested from her pond in Rangpur, Bangladesh. Photo: Holly Holmes/World Fish Center

Ramsar Convention and the wise use of wetlands: rethinking gender equality...

It is imperative that we realize the need for a profound and urgent rethinking on who decides, how and why, what makes for the wise use of wetlands

IWMI receives the 2020 GEO Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Award

This is in recognition of the Index-Based Flood Insurance (IBFI) product developed by IWMI scientist Dr Giriraj Amarnath.
Vegetable farmer who uses solar pumps for irrigation in Sayapatri Tol, Budiganga Rural Municipality 7, Morang District of Nepal. Photo: Nabin Baral / IWMI

Grantees from South Asia awarded funds to develop innovations enhancing solar...

IWMI and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation have awarded five organisations with funds to develop innovations for solar irrigation.

Down to Earth: When Covid-19, climate collide: How south Asia can...

Countries in south Asia are bracing themselves for an onslaught of climate disasters, as if managing the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is not enough.

DownToEarth.org: Breaking silos in disaster management

An integrated approach involving all concerned stakeholders can help farmers combat the ill-effects of climate-induced natural disasters

High time to fast-forward arsenic reduction in Bangladesh

IWMI researchers suggest how in a Devex opinion article.
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Pit latrine maintenance can be a community health problem

Rizwan Ahmed says pit latrine maintenance can be a community health problem.