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Aravansay basin in Osh province falls under Syrdarya basin. Photo: IWMI

Between interest and influence

The WE-ACT project is fostering effective transboundary water collaboration and streamlined decision-making.
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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.

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.

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.
The climate and us

The Climate and Us

This brand-new series explores solutions to some of the most pressing climate and health challenges.
Afghanistan-Pakistan Shared Waters, State of the Basins. Edited by Muhammad Azeem Ali Shah, Jonathan Lautze and Asadullah Meelad

Afghanistan-Pakistan Shared Waters: State of the Basins

State of the Basins co-develops an overview of the three most important river basins, in collaboration with international experts and water professionals from Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Researchers monitor and map water storage at the dried up Mutaliyar Kulam tank in Vavuniya district, Northern Province. Photo: Niranga Alahacoon/IWMI

It’s raining in Colombo — but don’t forget the drought in...

Drought mapping technology and anticipatory action plans could help to manage disaster risk and mitigate the damage.  
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Going with the flow, or fighting for it?

The competition for scarce natural resources in the Letaba River Basin and why it matters for World Rivers Day.
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Middle East’s groundwater shortage: Will it soon run out?

IWMI plays a pivotal role in addressing groundwater management challenges across the Middle East.
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Experts stress efficient groundwater use

IWMI in Pakistan organized a workshop to discuss the critical issue of water conservation and sustainable groundwater management in Balochistan.