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Strengthening agricultural sustainability in the Ganges Delta polders

The Ganges Delta polders are low-lying, protected areas vital for agriculture which face threats from salinity intrusion and waterlogging.

Modernizing agricultural practices in Pakistan

Farmers in the Gomal Zam Dam Command Area are learning to adopt climate change-resilient cultivation techniques.

Staying afloat when disaster strikes

How the residents of Chrystler’s Farm took a proactive approach to disaster response.

The current heat is a chilling reminder of the climate crisis and its impacts on food insecurity

Turning the challenges posed by climate change into opportunities for innovation and transformation.

Anticipatory Actions are often neglected so let’s get behind long-term resilience

IWMI assembled a panel of Anticipatory Action experts for a webinar to discuss empowering communities with lasting Anticipatory Actions for long-term resilience and improved Food, Land and Water Systems.

How can water security empower refugee and host communities?

How reforming water system governance in Ethiopia’s Somali Region refugee and host communities will empower long-term adaptation to climate change and disaster.

IWMI’s new strategy shows the way forward for collective action on water security

Strategy 2024–2030 sets course for the next stage of the organization’s research and innovation journey.

IWMI to expand groundbreaking Africa earth observation project

New grant will enable expanded scope and collaboration and make actionable water information accessible to governments and other groups.

Circular economies can become “the most  inclusive” in Africa

Through resource efficiency, circular design, water reuse, repair and recycling, African nations can customize their economic systems to maximize both social benefits and sustainability.

Pakistan gets cutting-edge technology to monitor water flow in irrigation canals

Indus Telemetry has been installed by IWMI under the USAID-funded Water Management for Enhanced Productivity project.

Solve water problems alongside food, energy: World Water Council

Rachael McDonnell said that matters related to water play an important role across sectors, including food, at the World Water Forum in Bali.

Mainstreaming gender in participatory irrigation management: Why does empowerment matter?

Tanusree Paul and Naga Velpuri call for investing in interventions to strengthen women’s capabilities and participation in water governance.

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.