RESEARCH: Water, growth and inclusion

      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.

      IWMI and Saudi Arabia extend collaboration on irrigation and wastewater use

      The e-ReWater platform will use remote sensing technologies and satellite data to estimate the availability of new water resources in partnership with the Saudi Irrigation Organization.

      Workshop on Support for the Management of Groundwater Resources for Lao PDR

      The workshop will share sustainable groundwater management plans and a roadmap for effective groundwater management in Laos.

      Solve water problems alongside food, energy: World Water Council

      Rachael McDonnell said that matters related to water play an important role across sectors, including food, at the World Water Forum in Bali.

      Mainstreaming gender in participatory irrigation management: Why does empowerment matter?

      Tanusree Paul and Naga Velpuri call for investing in interventions to strengthen women’s capabilities and participation in water governance.

      Third International Conference on Environmental Peacebuilding

      The Third International Conference on Environmental Peacebuilding will convene leading practitioners, academics, and thought leaders in the field of environmental peacebuilding.

      27th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis

      The goal of the conference is to promote the exchange of ideas among economists conducting quantitative analysis of global economic issues.

      Fragility, Conflict and Migration: Webinar One

      Navigating Anticipatory Actions in Fragile and Conflict Affected Settings to improve Food, Land and Water Systems: Insights and Best Practices.

      Dialogue on Advancing Youth Engagement in Zimbabwean Agripreneurship

      The two-day dialogue will discuss youth engagement in agripreneurship and explore solutions to empower women and marginalized youth.

      Using Rapid Game Design for Zambia’s Lower Kafue Basin challenges

      Achieving a balance between social and economic development and environmental conservation requires innovative approaches.

      Mediterranean Green Week 2024

      "Towards a greener and more resilient Mediterranean," underlines the urgent need for collective action safeguard the unique ecological diversity of the Mediterranean region.

      Atal Bhujal Yojana: Bridging ambition with reality

      Archisman Mitra, Suchiradipta Bhattacharjee and Garima Taneja discuss community engagement in the ABY groundwater management scheme.

      Looking at Climate Loss and Damage Through the Lens of the Communities

      This webinar takes a look at the detrimental effects of climate change through the eyes of the communities it affects.

      Why invest in a circular bioeconomy in Ethiopia?

      There are many advantages to a circular bioeconomy including helping to address critical challenges to food security and resource management.

      Human Geographies of Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2024

      This is an international scientific conference focussing on climate change adaptation research through a human geography lens.

      WaterTalk – Navigating water realities in West Africa

      The WaterTalk series will share insights into pressing water issues facing West Africa especially the Sahel.

      Waste or resource?

      How a circular water and food economy is affecting the nutrition, health and livelihoods of refugee and host communities in East Africa.

      Nepal Science-Policy Dialogue on Solar Irrigation

      The Nepal Solar Forum will open a dialogue to reimagine Nepal’s modern irrigation programs through renewable energy.

      A glass half full? Facing up to our water futures

      Alan Nicol gave a TEDx Talk on collective action approaches in responding to the unprecedented series of risks and threats facing the global commons.

      Protecting Ghana’s Water Futures through Citizen Science

      Women and youth empowered to foster responsible environmental stewardship in unique demonstration activity.

      It takes a village: the Indian farmers who built a wall against drought

      IWMI commissioned this article following fieldwork conducted on the political economy of policy processes in India, under the CGIAR Initiative on National Policies and Strategies.

      Unlocking rural development

      Understanding the drivers of social transformation and climate resilience in rural communities provides evidence for further development action.

      Joint initiative to upgrade agricultural circular businesses in Viet Nam

      UNDP and IWMI announced a joint initiative to assist smallholder farmers and small- to medium-sized enterprises to adopt circular economy models for the coffee and rice value chains.

      Transition for whom?

      The social in policy frameworks for India’s energy transition.

      Water for a safe, just and sustainable future

      Mark Smith spoke live on Al Jazeera English about water scarcity, climate change and potential solutions.

      Wicked water problems: Facing challenges, finding solutions

      On World Water Day, IWMI Director General Mark Smith is hopeful about progress for the world’s pressing water challenges.

      Water for peace? First, stop it becoming a weapon of war

      What we really need this World Water Day is the international multilateral system to take a stand against weaponising water, writes IWMI's Alan Nicol and Lyla Mehta of the Institute of Development Studies.

      Water is an instrument for peace, progress and prosperity

      Tackling water security in India requires a multifaceted strategy including individual acts, community involvement, as well as government policies, programs and regulations.

      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.

      The sanitation circular economy - rhetoric vs. reality

      IWMI researchers call for a sanitation circular and solidarity economy which explores innovative economic solutions for the most basic of human needs in ways that are wired for inclusivity.

      International Day of Action For Rivers: Water, water in every river but not available for all

      Bharat R. Sharma, Scientist Emeritus at IWMI, comments on how India can tackle the issue of ‘Water for All’.

      Advancing Solar Irrigation in India: A Science Policy Forum

      The forum will engage in an in-depth discussion about scaling strategies and policy interventions, including a focus on gender equality and social inclusion perspectives, aimed at promoting solar irrigation in India.

      Circular economies can become “the most  inclusive” in Africa

      Through resource efficiency, circular design, water reuse, repair and recycling, African nations can customize their economic systems to maximize both social benefits and sustainability.

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