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Drying Water pond surrounded with dry land from one side and tree from the other at the Azraq Basin (Qa ‘Al-Azraq). Photo: Seersa Abaza / IWMI

Turning the tide on drought in Jordan, Lebanon and Morocco

If we don’t take pre-emptive action to turn the tide on drought preparedness, we are very likely to see devastating impacts on food and water security for millions of people.
Urban agriculture in Ghana . Photo: Nana Kofi Acquah / IWMI

Exploring agricultural water challenges and opportunities in West Africa as climate...

Enhancing the sector’s climate resilience through the scaling of innovative and integrated water management solutions in West Africa.

Key takeaways from IWMI’s participation at the 9th World Water Forum

Roundup blog of IWMI activities, events and sessions at the World Water Forum in Dakar, Senegal
Wadi Nebhana, Tunisia. Photo: ©IRD – Christian Leduc. www.indigo.ird.fr

Tunisia joins Morocco, Lebanon, and Jordan in using state-of-the-art drought management...

With the first-ever Middle East and North Africa Climate Week just concluded, learn how improved drought preparedness is helping strengthen the region’s resilience to climate change. 
Man operating a electric motor pump in his plantation. Photo: Hamish John Appleby / IWMI

Why worry about groundwater?

Making the invisible visible: A chat with groundwater expert Dr. Karen Villholth, Principal Researcher, IWMI

The year in review: Reflecting on a busy and productive 2021 

A major highlight for IWMI in 2021 was our robust participation in the COP26 climate summit, which took place in Glasgow during the first two weeks of November.
Photo from COP26

With COP26 in the rearview, where do we go from here?

IWMI and One CGIAR look forward to the work ahead post-Glasgow, as determined as ever to help communities and governments across the globe lay the foundation for a sustainable, climate-resilient, and water-secure future for generations to come.

Agriculture climate science in Zambia gets boost with launch of new...

The World Bank and IWMI will rapidly scale climate science to support agri-business in Zambia, tackling the climate challenge head on through the new AICCRA-Zambia Accelerator Grant.

Relief Web: With COP26 around the corner, explore how a proactive...

To increase the level of preparedness of the 16 member states of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has worked with the World Bank on a multi-year drought resilience advisory services and analytics initiative.
Sprinkler irrigation in Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Water sector thirsty for change at Climate COP

Water must be at the core of effective climate action, but many countries are unaware of the powerful water-related solutions that exist.