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Episode Two: India’s Policy Pathways

Find out how India can tackle food, land and water challenges by tuning into Policy Pathways episode two now! 

IWMI participates in India’s 75th Republic Day reception

Country Representative highlights contributions and commitment to sustainable water management in high-level event.

Episode One: Introducing… Policy Pathways

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

“If I want a piece of land to do something and there is a small boy in the house, he must grant me permission...

How gendered roles and labor allocations are impacting livelihood spaces in Upper-West Ghana.

Heroes of environmental stewardship

As Enviro-Champs, South African youth address environmental challenges through citizen science and digital innovation.

Coping with water scarcity in Addis Ababa’s slaughterhouses

Ethiopia’s livestock sector is vibrant and has a huge potential to furnish human nutrition and trade targets in East Africa and beyond, according to experts. Nevertheless, the sector is under threat because of increasing water shortages.

IWMI’s new Board Chair and Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister reiterate commitment to sustainable water management

Climate change and water resilience a joint priority, as international research organization prepares to launch new strategy and mark 40-year anniversary.

IWMI and WFP to start new partnership for food, land and water security in fragile communities

The CGIAR FCM Innovation Accelerator will scale climate-smart, private-sector solutions.

IWMI announces development of a new, Google-supported tool that will harness AI and satellite data for water reuse in the Middle East and North...

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.

Development of a flood index insurance product for Zambia

IWMI is collaborating on the development of financial solutions for post-extreme climatic events.

IWMI-CGIAR to launch new program for water and nutrition to mark 40th anniversary

CGIAR Executive Managing Director Ismahane Elouafi and IWMI Director General Mark Smith met Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena.

The multiple challenges from climate change, urbanization and forced displacement in Irbid Governorate, northwest Jordan

IWMI research will support evidence-based design and the implementation of the Jordanian climate adaptation policy.

World Wetlands Day: Ismahane Elouafi, Executive Managing Director of CGIAR

A message from the Thalangama wetland in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on the work of IWMI and CGIAR to preserve and protect these vital ecosystems.

COP28 Head of Delegation statement by IWMI Director General Mark Smith

IWMI director general Mark Smith delivers the Head of Delegation statement to the COP28 Plenary on December 9, 2023, during the High-Level Segment for Observers.

Cairo Water Week 2023: Advancing water resilience and climate action

The sixth edition of Cairo Water Week successfully concluded with record participation by IWMI.