DailyNews.lk: Global water management expert visits Sri Lanka

Dr. Roberto Lenton, one of the world’s foremost experts in water management is in Sri Lanka this week for high-level government consultations. Dr. Lenton has just been appointed to chair the Board of Governors of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), which is a CGIAR Research Centre and has the distinction of being the only […]

Dr. Roberto Lenton, one of the world’s foremost experts in water management is in Sri Lanka this week for high-level government consultations.

Dr. Lenton has just been appointed to chair the Board of Governors of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), which is a CGIAR Research Centre and has the distinction of being the only international institution headquartered in the country

Working globally to achieve water security, IWMI pursues a wide range of collaborative initiatives with diverse Sri Lankan partner organisations – addressing issues that include better management of wetlands for climate-resilient, sustainable development, tank cascade rehabilitation process, drought and flood monitoring for improved disaster management, more efficient irrigation management using ICT for stronger food security, and green solutions for safe wastewater management.

 

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