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IWMI wins Award for Digital Transformation from Project Management Institute (PMI) in Sri Lanka

Open access and big data platform for smallholder farmers recognized for contribution to digital transformation.

IWMI receives the 2020 GEO Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Award

This is in recognition of the Index-Based Flood Insurance (IBFI) product developed by IWMI scientist Dr Giriraj Amarnath.

Grantees from South Asia awarded funds to develop innovations enhancing solar irrigation

IWMI and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation have awarded five organisations with funds to develop innovations for solar irrigation.

IWMI’s space-based drought system wins award

IWMI has won an award for its innovative work using remote sensing technology to help nations monitor and mitigate the impacts of drought.

IWMI receives the 2020 Water Award from the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation

IWMI has been awarded the 2020 Water Award from the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation in recognition of the institute’s outstanding research for finding water solutions for sustainable development.

Ft.lk: Two IWA Development Awards celebrate excellency in research and practice in water and sanitation

The International Water Association on Sunday announced the winners of its 2019 Development Awards, honouring Dr. Miriam Otoo and Sikandarsab Meeranaik for their contributions to progress on water needs in low- and middle-income countries.

IWMI staff member wins 2019 IWA Development Award for Research

IWMI’s Dr Miriam Otoo is the Winner of the 2019 IWA Development Award for Research.

A BIG Win…for Big Data with Big Benefits!

We are delighted  to announce that we are one of the winners at the CGIAR Inspire 2019 Challenge. The Challenge is dedicated to demonstrating the power of big data analytics through inspiring and innovate projects.

BusinessGhana.com: International Water Management Institute celebrates Sanitation Challenge Award winners

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has celebrated the winners of Sanitation Challenge Awards, which was held to recognise institutions and individuals performing remarkably to reusing waste products.

IWMI scientist awarded for contributions to water policy in South Asia

The International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) has named Tushaar Shah, a senior fellow with IWMI, as the recipient of its Distinguished Associate Award, 2018.

Press Release: World’s First Solar Irrigation Cooperative Receives Award

Chief Minister of Gujarat, Smt Anandiben Patel awarded a certificate of appreciation to the Dhundi Saur Urja Utpadak Sahakari Mandali (DSUUSM).

Pay Drechsel wins 2015 IWA Development Award

Scientist honored for work on wastewater and resource re-use in agriculture.

Press Release: Pay Drechsel wins 2015 IWA Development Award

Drechsel’s research has played an important role in developing options for safe wastewater use in countries where treatment capacities are low and informal wastewater irrigation is common.

IWMI hydrologist recognized with President’s Award

Lal Muthuwatta, hydrologist and mathematical modeler at IWMI, received the President's award for a journal article on his research in a river basin in Iran.

Indian water policy initiative receives World Water Day global award

Key insights into groundwater 'directly tackle the challenges' facing India’s water future

IWMI staff among winners of President’s Award

Two IWMI staff have received a top national award for their work in mapping wetlands in Sri Lanka. Alankara Ranjith and Sarath Gunasinghe of...

Aditi Mukherji receives Norman Borlaug Award

Dr. Aditi Mukherji was formally presented with the Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application on October 17, 2012, in Des Moines, Iowa. Mukherji...

IndiaWest.com: Young Scientist First Winner of Borlaug Field Award

A young Indian social scientist whose research on groundwater resources in agriculture led to major policy changes benefiting thousands of farmers in West Bengal...

Kusum Athukorala wins ‘Women in Water 2012′ award

Kusum Athukorala, Chair of NetWater and the Sri Lanka Water Partnership, is the recipient of the ‘Women in Water 2012’ award by the International...

Island.lk: Sri Lanka based institute wins world award for water research

Sri Lanka-based IWMI (International Water Management Institute) was presented with the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize at the annual World Water Week held in Stockholm...

Blogs.nature.com: Borlaug award

This week saw another alumnus of the Presidency College, fondly called the Oxford of the East, do India proud by bagging Rockefeller Foundation's first...

IWMI accepts the 2012 Stockholm Water Prize

Dr Colin Chartres, Director General of IWMI, accepting the 2012 Stockholm Water Prize on behalf of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) from His...

IWMI wins world’s most prestigious prize for water research

Stockholm Water Prize recognizes contributions to food security, economic development and environmental health around the world

Hindustantimes.com: Delhi scientist wins top award for aiding Bengal farmers

A Delhi-based scientist, Aditi Mukherji has won arguably the world's most prestigious award for young researchers in food and water management, named after the...

Worldfoodprize.org: Young Indian Scientist Announced as First Winner of the Borlaug Field Award

Dr. Aditi Mukherji is the first recipient of the new Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, Endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation. The...

Deccanherald.com: Indian wins first Borlaug field research award

Aditi Mukherji, a young Indian social scientist, has become the first recipient of the Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application given by...

IWMI scientist wins major award for field research

(Stockholm, August 27) Aditi Mukherji, a senior social scientist based in IWMI's Delhi office, has been announced as the first ever winner of the...

Article wins best paper award. New thinking on links between poverty, water and agriculture

A paper co-authored by Mark Giordano has won one of three International Water Resources Association annual Best Paper Awards, presented at the triennial World...

IWMI wins 2011 Crystal Drop Award

The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the improvement of the world's water situation.

Award winning paper questions link between water scarcity and poverty

Less water does not necessarily make you poor, but the relationship between agriculture, water and poverty is complex and our understanding of it is ill-served by attempts to find simple correlations.

David Molden receives CGIAR award for Outstanding Scientist

"Agriculture is both the cause and solution to many of the world's water problems," he stated.

David Molden wins PAWEES International Award

Award recognizes contributions in the field of rice paddy and water environment engineering.

Akissa Bahri to receive the Prof. C.N.R. Rao Prize for Scientific Research

Akissa Bahri, Director for Africa at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), has been selected as the 2009 recipient of the Prof. C.N.R. Rao...

CAC Program Wins “CGIAR KIng Baudouin Award for Outstanding Partnership”

The CAC (Central Asia and the Caucasus) Program for Sustainable Agriculture has been awarded with the "CGIAR King Baudouin Science Award for Outstanding Partnership"...

Water Prize Award: Reducing food waste can improve water balance

SIWI, along with the UN food agency FAO and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) compared discarded food to leaving the tap running in...

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