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(From left to right) IWMI Director General Mark Smith (second from left) and Saudi Irrigation Organization Head and Chief Executive Officer Muhammad bin Zaid Abuhaid (third from left) pose for a photograph after signing the supplement to the Memorandum of Understanding between their organizations, during the 10th World Water Forum in Bali, Indonesia. Also pictured are IWMI Deputy Director General Rachael McDonnell (first from left) and representatives from the Saudi Irrigation Organization. Photo: IWMI

IWMI and Saudi Arabia extend collaboration on irrigation and wastewater use

The e-ReWater platform will use remote sensing technologies and satellite data to estimate the availability of new water resources in partnership with the Saudi Irrigation Organization.
Saudi Water Forum 2024

Saudi Water Forum 2024

The forum creates a platform between leaders in the water field, experts and stakeholders.
The First Regional Conference on Irrigation and Agricultural Drainage in the Middle East

The First Regional Conference on Irrigation and Agricultural Drainage in the...

The conference will explore integrated management of the irrigation sector for resilient and sustainable development.
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UNCCD Conference of Parties 16th session | COP16

The UNCCD is the global voice for land, promoting practices that avoid, reduce and reverse land degradation.
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This new AI-powered platform will help harness water reuse in the...

Powered by AI and earth observation data, the collaboration between IWMI and Google.org will use remote sensing technologies to monitor land, seas, and the atmosphere.
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AI to help drive Middle East water reuse

IWMI is developing an AI platform to improve wastewater reuse in the Middle East and North Africa region, backed by a $1 million grant from Google.
Giza pyramids and water tank, near Cairo, Egypt. IWMI/Hamish John Appleby

IWMI announces development of a new, Google-supported tool that will harness...

A new grant from Google’s philanthropic arm will help researchers develop a tool to bolster water security and climate resilience in the Middle East and North Africa.
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IWMI announces development of a new, Google supported tool that will...

The platform will use remote sensing technologies to monitor land, seas and the atmosphere.
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IWMI unveils Google-backed AI tool for water reuse in MENA

Researchers at IWMI will develop e-ReWater, a platform powered by artificial intelligence and earth observation data which uses remote sensing technologies to monitor land, seas and the atmosphere.
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IWMI announces development of a new, Google supported tool that will...

IWMI will also develop an online dashboard that will provide accessible and comprehensive information on wastewater generation and recycling potential in Egypt, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.