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Nexus Gains Talks March

NEXUS GAINS Talks: Transformative leadership program for women professionals in the...

To mark International Women’s Day, this NEXUS Gains Talk will discuss the importance of developing the transformational leadership capacity of women and men across WEFE sectors.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (left), France's President Emmanuel Macron (center) and India's President Droupadi Murmu (right) were at the reception to mark India's 75th Republic Day, hosted at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the president's official residence in New Delhi, India. Photo: Office of the President.

IWMI participates in India’s 75th Republic Day reception

Country Representative highlights contributions and commitment to sustainable water management in high-level event.

World Wetlands Day: Ismahane Elouafi, Executive Managing Director of CGIAR

A message from the Thalangama wetland in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on the work of IWMI and CGIAR to preserve and protect these vital ecosystems.
Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena (right) meets with CGIAR Executive Managing Director Ismahane Elouafi (center) at Temple Trees, Colombo. Also pictured are Mark Smith (left), IWMI’s Director General. (Photo: Office of the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka)

CGIAR’s new Executive Managing Director discusses opportunities to support Sri Lanka’s...

Ismahane Elouafi visited the country to learn more about IWMI’s work and ways to leverage integrated capabilities for water, food and climate resilience.
Global food security summit 2024

5th Global Food Security Conference

The 5th Global Food Security Conference will bring together science, business and policy to address themes including achieving net zero and sustainability and resilience of food systems.

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

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

IWMI-CGIAR to launch new program for water and nutrition to mark...

CGIAR Executive Managing Director Ismahane Elouafi and IWMI Director General Mark Smith met Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena.
Drawing of Kinda Canal edged with plants rather than remaining entirely channelized with embankments. Plants slow stormwater flows, allowing sediment and pollutants to settle before being treated. This intervention creates vital new public space. Floating wetlands, as illustrated in the canal, also improve the environment. Laura Keil / IWMI.

Urban wetlands and the built environment: how Colombo’s green spaces enhance...

Colombo must justify the renewal of its Ramsar Wetland City status this year. Has the city sufficiently utilized green infrastructure?
Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena (left) shakes hands with IWMI’s Chair of the Board of Governors Simi Kamal (third from left) at the Parliament in Sri Jayawardenapura, Colombo. Also pictured are Mark Smith (second from left), IWMI’s Director General, and Syon Niyogi (right), IWMI’s Chief Operating Officer. (Photo: Office of the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka)

IWMI’s new Board Chair and Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister reiterate commitment...

Climate change and water resilience a joint priority, as international research organization prepares to launch new strategy and mark 40-year anniversary.
andes and hindu kush webinar

Water-food nexus in the mountain systems: Agricultural production systems from the...

A webinar hosted by the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska and CGIAR.