- Lessons from the Still Breaking Silos seminar at World Water Week September 8, 2021The three-session event organised by SIWI's Scientific Programme Committee, UNECE, IWMI, and CIWA/the World Bank engaged participants from across the world, discussing inter-sectoral and transboundary cooperation.
- Are Africa's dams threatening to hold back efforts to eradicate malaria? August 13, 2021Dams are central to Africa's climate adaptation plans, but the associated risk of malaria, particularly with small dams, requires careful planning to avert a public health crisis
- Scaling up wastewater aquaculture through public-private partnerships August 10, 2021A new report showcases partnerships for wastewater aquaculture that could generate benefits for farmers, water treatment plant operators and consumers worldwide
- A feminist approach to natural resource management August 4, 2021New research argues that two critical shifts influenced how and why gender became more visible in natural resource management and governance: the evolution of community collectives and the concept of plurality of institutional arrangements.
- Six key principles for improving agricultural water productivity July 9, 2021Lessons learned from water productivity interventions worldwide have been distilled into a new White Paper which sets out six key principles to guide policy makers’ efforts to strengthen water and food security.
- Mapping tool helps private sector identify high-potential locations for solar irrigation pumps June 23, 2021Across sub-Saharan Africa, companies are using an interactive mapping tool to expand the sales of solar irrigation pumps that could boost the livelihoods and climate resilience of millions of farmers
- As a decade of ecosystem restoration kicks off, don't forget the people June 18, 2021Scientists warn that restoration action is at risk of failure if it doesn't address social and political considerations.
- The importance of human-centered ecological restoration June 18, 2021A new special issue of the journal Ecological Restoration stresses that social inclusion must be at the heart of the ecological restoration agenda, and not just on the periphery.
- Never let good waste become a crisis: lessons for the Global South June 9, 2021A new report champions business-led pathways to cut down on food waste – reducing food's ecological footprint and supporting pandemic-affected communities across the developing world.
- Remote sensing for irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa: Promises and pitfalls June 8, 2021Remote sensing is a powerful tool that can be harnessed to understand and support the development of irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa. But without considering how data are generated and interpreted we risk further marginalizing the interests and needs of the region's smallholder farmers.
WLE Thrive Blog
Compelling discussion, commentary, stories on agriculture within thriving ecosystems.
Sustainable management of the natural resource base supporting agriculture is one of the three major strategic objectives of the CGIAR. The CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems combines the resources of 11 CGIAR centers and numerous external partners to provide an integrated approach to natural resource management (NRM) research, and to the delivery of its outputs. The latest posts from the WLE Thrive Blog are given below.