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Pounding yam fufu in Poyentanga. Photo: Esther Wahabu / IWMI

“If I want a piece of land to do something and...

How gendered roles and labor allocations are impacting livelihood spaces in Upper-West Ghana.
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.

Episode One: Introducing… Policy Pathways

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

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.
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.
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The challenges associated with the proliferation of solar irrigation pumps

IWMI's Marie-Charlotte Buisson spoke to Radio Canada about the particular challenges of solar-powered irrigation.
Indigenous chicken flock foraging in Ethiopia. Photo: ILRI

Coping with water scarcity in Addis Ababa’s slaughterhouses

Ethiopia’s livestock sector is vibrant and has a huge potential to furnish human nutrition and trade targets in East Africa and beyond, according to experts. Nevertheless, the sector is under threat because of increasing water shortages.
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Solar pumps are empowering women farmers in India

On top of its climate benefits, the technology is boosting women’s income and confidence while challenging traditional gender norms, writes IWMI's Tanmoy Bhaduri.
Men and women working together in the field in Mymensingh, Bangladesh. Farhana Sarker

Minding the gender gap in digital innovations in Bangladesh’s agri-economy

Without a concerted effort to empower marginalized groups and bridge the digital gender gap, digitalization risks exacerbating disparities, leaving many behind in the digital revolution.