RESEARCH: Climate mitigation and adaptation pathways

Strengthening agricultural sustainability in the Ganges Delta polders

The Ganges Delta polders are low-lying, protected areas vital for agriculture which face threats from salinity intrusion and waterlogging.

Modernizing agricultural practices in Pakistan

Farmers in the Gomal Zam Dam Command Area are learning to adopt climate change-resilient cultivation techniques.

Staying afloat when disaster strikes

How the residents of Chrystler’s Farm took a proactive approach to disaster response.

How can water security empower refugee and host communities?

How reforming water system governance in Ethiopia’s Somali Region refugee and host communities will empower long-term adaptation to climate change and disaster.

IWMI at CGIAR Science Week

CGIAR is convening the world’s leading scientists and thinkers at the intersection of agriculture and climate for its inaugural Science Week.

Swiss NGO DRR Platform Learning Days and Annual Event 2024

From observations to resilience: Unlocking NGO potential for weather, water and climate services.

March-April research journal roundup

Read our roundup of IWMI’s work in April and March 2024.

Why unifying behind anticipatory action in fragile settings should be a priority for the humanitarian sector

Early actions in fragile and conflict-affected settings should prioritize the needs of displaced communities and employ the humanitarian principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality and independence.

Episode 7: Egypt’s Policy Pathways

Join us in Egypt for the final stop on the Policy Pathways world tour! This week, we delve deep into the food, land and water challenges confronting Egypt as the country grapples with the necessity for enhanced resource quality amidst rapid population growth.

IWMI launches the Climate Smart Governance dashboard in Sri Lanka

The dashboard will support policy makers with timely climate adaptation interventions.

Water security takes center stage in anticipatory action

IWMI partners with the Anticipation Hub to advance water security in fragile and conflict-affected settings.

The hidden crisis of disaster displacement and host community struggles in rural areas of Pakistan

Two years on from the devasting floods that submerged a third of the country, killing more than 1,700 and impacting 33 million, read IWMI Pakistan's new feature on advancing anticipatory action and disaster preparedness for vulnerable communities.

Episode 6: Lao’s Policy Pathways

Discover the challenges and solutions for sustainable development in landlocked Laos with Policy Pathways' penultimate episode.

Modern tools and ancient smarts

Al Murunah’s unique approach to climate adaptation and development combines nature-based solutions with agricultural water management interventions and a gender perspective.

London Climate Action Week 2024

This annual festival of climate action brings together individuals, organisations and communities as they host a diverse range of events and collaborations.

Episode 5: Nigeria’s Policy Pathways

Join us as we journey to Nigeria, to explore how policy coherence can tackle sustainable development challenges in Africa's economic giant.

Role of nature-based solutions for improving urban water security

Mohsin Hafeez discusses the potential of nature-based solutions in dealing with climate shocks faced by vulnerable people in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

IWMI joins international coalition to build drought resilience

Move reiterates commitment to act against one of the most deadly and costly natural disasters in the face of climate change.

Episode 4: Colombia’s Policy Pathways

Episode 4 of Policy Pathways takes you to one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, Colombia!

Cultivating change: Sri Lanka’s smallholder farmers explore climate-resilient solutions

Smallholder farmers are embracing climate-adaptive agriculture, innovations and partnerships.

Growing the use of real-time digital tools for smarter vegetable farming

The FRESH Initiative, in collaboration with the ClimBeR initiative, is providing Sri Lankan farmers with climate information and agronomic advisories straight to their mobile phones.

How can anticipatory action inspire gender inclusion?

This International Women’s Day, we are looking at gender challenges and solutions for designing anticipatory action approaches in refugee and internally displaced persons hosting communities.

Episode 3: Kenya’s Policy Pathways

This week on Policy Pathways we are exploring how policy coherence can help Kenya to advance its sustainable development plans!

The best time to plan for drought is when it’s raining

Disaster response needs to move from reactive to proactive if we are going to adapt to climate change.

Episode 1: Introducing… Policy Pathways

Researchers introduce the series and explain what a 'policy pathway' is.

New podcast explores policy coherence and system transformation in food, land and water

Policy Pathways, produced by IWMI, examines policies for sustainable development and climate resilience in six countries.

Understanding the water crisis in refugee hosting communities in Ethiopia’s Somali Region

Understanding the Water Crisis in Refugee Hosting Communities in Ethiopia's Somali Region.

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.

We’re taking the path less traveled: Addressing fragility, conflict and migration in Ethiopia’s Somali Region

Climate-induced displacement is rampant in Ethiopia’s Somali region. As co-lead of CGIAR’s Fragility, Conflict, and Migration Initiative IWMI is working to embed resilience-building solutions in Ethiopian refugee, internally displaced persons, and host communities.

Water and climate stress are threatening Jordanian refugee hosting communities. What are we doing about it?

IWMI is working to inform the humanitarian response to climate-based vulnerabilities in Jordan through anticipatory action.

Pakistan Water Week 2023

Pakistan Water Week 2023 will focus on issues including water governance, climate resilience, water and food security.

What is loss and damage and how does it apply to water?

A year after COP27, we explain what loss and damage is, how it relates to water, what a Loss and Damage Fund would do, and what progress has been made.

Peter Oppong’s inspiring journey

Smallholder farmers like Oppong are reaping the benefits of solar-powered irrigation, a cost-effective and easy-to-implement technology.

IWMI part of global, five-year program to build sustainable food systems

IWMI will implement the Innovation Lab for Irrigation & Mechanization Systems, funded by USAID and led by University of Nebraska.

Innovation and partnerships: Key ingredients in a conflict-affected world

IWMI’s collaborations in the areas of fragility, conflict and migration are aimed at making strides towards an equitable future for all.

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