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Episode 6: Lao’s Policy Pathways

Discover the challenges and solutions for sustainable development in landlocked Laos with Policy Pathways' penultimate episode.

What is good for fish, is good for people and planet

The Mekong fishery is at a tipping point. Integrating fish into agricultural landscapes may be the sustainable way forward.

Episode 1: Introducing… Policy Pathways

Researchers introduce the series and explain what a 'policy pathway' is.

New podcast explores policy coherence and system transformation in food, land...

Policy Pathways, produced by IWMI, examines policies for sustainable development and climate resilience in six countries.

Report on polluting effects of commercial banana farming can steer greener...

New report makes recommendations aimed at helping authorities limit contamination from pesticides to acceptable levels based on the known risks to environmental and human health.
Mother and daughter at their family fish store in the Ayeyarwady Delta in Myanmar. Photo: Majken Schmidt Søgaard / World Fish

Why the young aspire to leave agriculture behind

Often, migration is an adaptation strategy, and a myriad of factors shape whether a person undertakes a journey to a new city in search of opportunity.

How a dry village got its feet wet

As Laos seeks to strengthen food security and rural livelihoods, while adapting agriculture to climate change impacts, the potential of groundwater irrigation can only grow. Lessons learned from IWMI’s pilot study should prove valuable for helping realize this potential.
Ariel view of Rupiki irrigation scheme, Zimbabwe

At the World Water Forum 2018

The vital importance of the concept for effective water governance is the key message of a side event being held at the 8th World Water Forum.

Dealing with land loss in Laos

Why some farmers thrive and others fail.

Resource sharing for dry season crops: a tale of the village...

A village pond could provide the people of Ban Phailom in Laos with the much-needed water for their vegetables during the dry season but resource access is a serious concern. How were they able to sort out the problem?