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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.

UN 2023 Water Conference: 46 years after Mar del Plata, it’s...

Alan Nicol commented on the effect of atmospheric carbon on water systems.
Graphic harvest of the second and third days of the Transformative Futures for Water Security conference showing missions to transform the future of water security (Credit: Sonja Niederhumer).

Eight ambitious missions to transform the future of water security

Recognizing the need for youth to be included in this conversation, young people have been made co-guardians of the TFWS process
Maize farmers in India. Photo: Metro Media / IWMI

Climate, water, and poverty reduction – exploring the critical links

We have arrived at a crucial moment that calls upon us to incorporate smarter water management strategies into our longer-term planning.
Women in rural Pakistan Photo: Asian Development Bank (ADB)

From livestock to livelihoods: Lifelines through training for rural women in...

New initiative anticipates that strengthening water governance and management will improve rural livelihoods by increasing incomes for farming households.
Woman working in a farm in South Africa. Photo: Graeme Williams / IWMI

Water for whom? Realizing contemporary water allocation through age-old customary tenure...

Ultimately, rights-based water resource allocation may appear to be the most effective to address legal pluralism for poverty alleviation and broad-based agricultural growth.
A farmer at his paddy field in Bar Bardiya Municipality in Bardiya District, Nepal. Photo: Nabin Baral / IWMI

Water’s Fundamental Truths: Part 3 – Is water governance coming of...

Our planetary water systems involves not just tackling risks and building resilience for human societies, but also assuming greater responsibility towards the planet as a whole.
Farmer working in a cabbage farm. Photo: Maheder Haileselassie / IWMI

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.
Photo: Neil Palmer / IWMI

Water’s Fundamental Truths: Part 2 – Why do we have to...

Water has to be managed as a system, and cannot be effectively managed separately from land, or from its major uses or users, of which agriculture is by far the biggest.