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Learning and unlearning through role-play

How participatory gender workshops are enabling communities in Nepal

With COP26 in the rearview, where do we go from here?

IWMI and One CGIAR look forward to the work ahead post-Glasgow, as determined as ever to help communities and governments across the globe lay the foundation for a sustainable, climate-resilient, and water-secure future for generations to come.

Four ways IWMI is using water to advance climate adaptation and mitigation around the world

During COP26 and beyond, IWMI will continue to advance a wide range of water-focused climate solutions and develop a diverse set technical, policy, and financial tools.

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2021

It is so important to harness the power of international cooperation to reduce risk and losses from disasters.

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.

Three months of floods, or nine months of drought

An intense monsoon season in Pakistan means the country’s food system faces the challenge of both extreme floods and extended droughts.

Thinking Hydrologically

Water is running out in Central Asia. New approaches to water regulation, energy production, and agricultural education are necessary to be able to feed the region.

Hi-tech support helps Sri Lanka’s farmers navigate the climate crisis

With access to accurate information, farmers can make informed and timely decisions about investing.

Three ways great water solutions can address climate change

As the consequences of climate change become a reality for growing numbers of people, water is at the forefront of many of our most pressing issues.

Women in Leadership: behind the scenes

Even in countries where gender norms prevail, women have, and will continue to, forge a path to leadership. With support from organisations like the CGIAR and IWMI, we can continue to equip both men and women with the knowledge and tools to lead.

Everything you need to know about Integrated Water Storage

A new report explains the challenges and the processes needed to improve integrated water storage worldwide.

How to grow nutritious food without over-extracting groundwater

It is important that our agriculture and electricity policies are geared towards the condition of groundwater resources.

FarmingFirst.org: Innovative Indian policy paves way for solar-powered farming

A CGIAR COP24 side event looked at the changes needed to transform our food systems and protect the environmental resources that agriculture depends on.


Researchers from IWMI played active roles at COP24, the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, held at Katowice, Poland.

Climate-smart agricultural initiatives set to scale in India

Government of India announces new multi-billion dollar scheme to implement solarisation of farm irrigation on a national scale.

IWMI at COP 23

Addressing climate change impacts through better agricultural water management.

A bright future for solar-powered irrigation?

What’s not to like about the idea of using solar-powered pumps to irrigate crops in developing countries?

Maps that matter when flooding strikes

Vital support for the emergency disaster response in Northeast India and Nepal.

South Asia’s climate hazard hotspots

Mapping risks and estimating impacts on people and agriculture

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).

India’s Climate Challenge

Innovation in water-use can build community resilience

Facing up to the future

Water for agriculture in an era of climate uncertainty.

South India Floods

IWMI maps to aid emergency response.

Mapping floods in South East Asia

Online tool expands to cover Mekong Basin.

Press Release: Space technology to help develop flood insurance for India’s farmers

Experts meet in Patna to discuss new initiative that could “future‐proof” one million smallholders.

Groundwater access in Nepal

Under rural feudalism in Nepal, tenants are getting the short end of the stick.

Ganges women to bear the brunt of climate change

Poor women and vulnerable groups will “bear the brunt” of climate change in parts of Bangladesh, India and Nepal.

New study shows how climate change will impact water availability in Koshi river basin

There is a dearth of scientific information on climate and hydrology for the Himalayan region as a whole, and the Koshi Basin in particular....

Getting more out of local knowledge

A series of public events put farmers at the heart of climate change discussions in Nepal.

Women, Water & Leadership workshop: How to respond to the ‘feminization’ of agriculture in Nepal

Climate change is contributing to the ‘feminization’ of agriculture in Nepal, as falling farm yields continue to force large numbers of men to leave...

Future-proofed: Smarter water use for an uncertain climate

Climate change will have a “profound” impact on water resources that could have serious knock-on effects for agriculture, according to a new report published...

Sri Lankan water history informs global climate change study

Modern farming practice of rainwater storage in ancient tanks lauded as best practice adaptation strategy Bonn, Germany. 14 JUNE 2013 —Whether it’s bracing for drought in...

No regrets for agriculture: Study urges new climate change policies

One of the biggest challenges policy-makers face when dealing with climate change adaptation and mitigation is the uncertainty of predictions. This often leads them...

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