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Baghdad International Water Conference

4th Baghdad International Water Conference

This event is held to exchange knowledge, technology, and studies on water use, storage, and treatment in the best way to serve the largest possible number of countries and peoples.
Women in tech hackathon

Women in Tech Hackathon Ethiopia

The hackathon will harness the creativity and expertise of women in digital technology to tackle critical issues in the agriculture sector in Ethiopia.
DIWASA update 1

IWMI and partners map the state of water across Africa

Earth observation platforms and data will support decision-makers in the management of flood and drought risk.
World Water Day 2024

Wicked water problems: Facing challenges, finding solutions

On World Water Day, IWMI Director General Mark Smith is hopeful about progress for the world’s pressing water challenges.

What is good for fish, is good for people and planet

The Mekong fishery is at a tipping point. Integrating fish into agricultural landscapes may be the sustainable way forward.
COP28 Head of Delegation statement by IWMI director general Mark Smith

Water and food systems ready to roll out climate-resilient solutions

A ministerial dialogue and a new global partnership at COP28 signal commitment to integrate water and food systems — for both adaptation and mitigation — in national climate plans.
Rachael McDonnell speaking at the Rome Water Dialogue. FAO

IWMI participates in key global dialogue processes for water and food...

Researchers contributed to global policy discussions during the Rome Water Dialogue and the Committee on World Food Security, both hosted by FAO in October.

FAO and IWMI’s milestone book gives actionable guidelines on water quality...

Researchers offer technical solutions and best agricultural practices related to water quality, risk assessment and mitigation.
Food waste

Reducing food waste: How to make it work?

IWMI addresses global food waste, emphasizes composting, animal feed, and partnerships to reduce waste, protect the environment, and ensure food security.
Farmer working in a cabbage farm. Photo: Maheder Haileselassie / IWMI

Unlocking sustainable finance to drive agricultural research for development

When looking at how to combine traditional development funding with return-oriented private capital, two strategies are gaining more and more traction.