RESEARCH: Water futures data and analytics

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.

Migration, displacement and water-related challenges in Adamawa State, Nigeria

Findings from a survey of 400 households in 20 communities show the strain on water and other resources.

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.

European Geophysical Union General Assembly 2024

The EGU General Assembly 2024 brings together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary, and space sciences.

Information meets innovation: Climate data for resilient food value chains in CWANA

Improving climate data availability through platforms like F2R-CWANA can enhance the analysis and understanding of climate impacts.

February-March 2023 Research Journal Roundup

Roundup of research, journal and other academic articles from February to March 2023.

Accelerating climate adaptation in the Zambezi River Basin through digital innovations

Digital innovations can mitigate risks by providing services and technologies for planning, forecasting, reducing impact, and compensating losses.

December 2022- January 2023 Research Journal Roundup

As we transitioned into a new year, IWMI researchers continued to advance our knowledge of how we can strengthen natural resource management, improve food resiliency, and promote gender equity.

Lisa-Maria Rebelo celebrated as a leader in remote sensing: her advice to aspiring female researchers

This International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we celebrate Dr. Lisa-Maria Rebelo’s achievements and inquire of her advice for the next generation of aspiring female researchers.

September-November 2022 Research Journal Roundup

Roundup of research, journal and other academic articles from September to November.

More nations can be better prepared for drought as IWMI takes its space-based monitoring tool online

IWMI has launched its next-generation South Asia Drought Monitoring System (SADMS) platform.

Voices from Below

In Bihar, India, the existing agriculture inequalities exacerbated by the climate distress has exposed the marginalized farmers especially women sharecroppers and laborers to intersectionality of vulnerabilities by caste, class, geographical location, age, ethnicity, and gender.

July-August 2022 Research Journal Roundup

Roundup of research, journal and other academic articles from July and August

Planning for drought in MENA

As part of its MENAdrought project, IWMI is working with the governments of Jordan, Lebanon and Morocco to develop drought action plans.

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.

How water-smart agricultural solutions can help us stall desertification and thrive in the face of future droughts

Mitigating desertification and drought impacts, with water-smart solutions and digital innovations.

Demonstrating how data partnerships can underpin effective water-resources management in Ethiopia

The project can serve as a model for promoting more effective water management in river basins across the country.

Exploring agricultural water challenges and opportunities in West Africa as climate change signals a new normal

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

Researchers map Ethiopia’s irrigated areas at a previously unavailable resolution

Remote sensing data enables IWMI researchers to identify irrigated areas at a resolution of 30 meters, providing valuable insights for water policy and agricultural planning.

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.

Declining data quality threatens water resources management in the Lake Tana sub-basin

Through the FLAIR project in the Lake Tana sub-basin, IWMI is supporting the way data is generated by measuring water diversions at selected schemes.

Can solar pumps unlock Ghana’s irrigation potential?

New IWMI research indicates over 2 million hectares potentially suitable for solar photovoltaic (PV) pumping – and proposes sustainable business models for capturing the solar market opportunity.

Hi-tech support helps Sri Lanka’s farmers navigate the climate crisis

With access to accurate information, farmers can make informed and timely decisions about investing.

Data, dialogues and discussion key to food, water and energy security in Southern Africa

Enhanced data sharing across sectors and countries is vital if we want to achieve food, water and energy security in Southern Africa

Morocco’s decision to publish drought maps could benefit the whole MENA region

The hope is that the technology will be routinely used across MENA in drought management, helping to strengthen resilience to climate change, promote accountability and transparency, and inform scarcity management in arid watersheds.

Changing the way we collect data during Covid

In order to continue researching on gender and water systems, researchers from IWMI-Nepal engaged with local stakeholders through alternative means of data-collection during COVID-19.

Why nations must prepare for natural disasters amid the current Covid-19 pandemic 

This week, IWMI’s scientists used Google Earth Engine to produce a map depicting the current status of crops around the world.

Press Release: Mobile phone app launched to strengthen new insurance scheme for India’s farmers

International Water Management Institute (IWMI) launched a mobile app, called AgRISE, in support of a new national agricultural insurance scheme.

Global wastewater database

New data pool will boost global assessment and monitoring of wastewater and its fate.

World Development Information Day

Bytes and bottlenecks – can data deliver? Leaps forward in data processing power and access to information are helping make irrigation more efficient and sustainable....

United Nations: Humans should protect the environment and water sources

Report from UNEP and IWMI calls for improvement of agricultural technology and better use of ecosystems.

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