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International Peat Congress 2024

International Peat Congress 2024

The Congress will provide a platform for peatland scientists, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders to share knowledge and best practices.
Woman with her cabbage harvest.

December 2023 – February 2024 Research Journal Roundup

A selection of IWMI's recent contributions to global research.
A drying lake in Thanthirimale located in the Anuradhapura District of Sri Lanka. Photo: Samurdhi Ranasinghe / IWMI

Latest IPCC report highlights how climate change is causing extreme events...

All components of the hydrological cycle have been impacted by human-induced climate change, and the way we use our land and water has, in turn, also intensified the impacts.
Nepal’s Koshi River Basin faces an uncertain climate future. Photo: Fraser Sugden / IWMI

You can’t manage what you don’t measure

New information on water resources to guide development in Nepal’s Koshi Basin.

Sri Lanka hosts meeting of minds on the Indus Basin 

Experts identify key steps to strengthen knowledge on climate change and other water-related challenges 
Basudev Mondal irrigates a farm near the busy EM Bypass road of Calcutta, India growing brinjal or egg plant.

Crop irrigation with untreated wastewater, a major health and environmental menace

The use of wastewater to irrigate crops is far more widespread than previously estimated, according to a new study.
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Raw waste water use on farms is ‘50% higher’ than estimated

IWMI study reveals the global use of untreated waste water from cities to irrigate crops is much more widespread than previously estimated.

Can a Chinese turtle farmer help us understand the future of...

Experts gather in Guangzhou, China, to discuss migration’s effect on home communities

Engaging marginalized groups in the Greater Mekong region through action research

In the development of hydropower schemes, displaced rural people generally receive financial compensation for their losses.

HuffingtonPost: The plan to dam Asia’s last free-flowing, international river

An opinion piece by Diana Suhardiman was recently featured on The Huffington Post.