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When climate and cocoa collide  

Chocolate prices soar as El Nino dries up major producers but is there more to the story?

IWMI and GWP promote water cooperation through a study tour to Central Asia

The visit for water professionals from South Asia laid the groundwork for furthering dialogue on transboundary river management for water security.

CGIAR Science Week 2024 postponed

Event to be rescheduled for later in the year.

Trials and troubles of life in Adamawa State, Nigeria – Part Two

IWMI research shows evidence of the life-threatening impact of water scarcity on Internally Displaced Persons and host communities.

On gender and social inclusion in Ghana’s landscape management policies

Addressing the gaps will pave the way for inclusive and sustainable management, benefitting landscapes and communities.

Youth migration and climate resilience in northern Ghana

IWMI research draws out the positive and negative outcomes impacting society and the environment.

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.

IWMI and GWP promote water cooperation through a study tour to Central Asia

The visit for water professionals from South Asia laid the groundwork for furthering dialogue on transboundary river management for water security.

Delhi’s severe water crisis: Political stalemate continues

IWMI Deputy Country Representative in India Shilp Verma on the immediate course of action required to mitigate the crisis. 

Delhi water emergency

IWMI's Shilp Verma is interviewed on India Today about the water crisis in India's metro cities.

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.