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devex: If COP 27 ignores farmers, global food security will suffer

We are already living in a world that is 1.2 degrees Celsius warmer than pre-industrial times, with the science unequivocal that this warming has been caused by human activity.

Ahead of UN Summit consensus that action on water critical to transforming food systems

The Food Systems Summit Global Dialogue; Water – the Game-changer for Food Systems has concluded with consensus that water has unmatched utility to support the necessary transformation of food systems.

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.

Australian Aid: Covid-19 and Water Resources Management

The water sector has an important role to play in our immediate response to Covid-19 as well as in the recovery and rebuilding phases as the world readjusts to a range of legacy impacts from the pandemic.

IWMI and Covid-19

Statement from Claudia Sadoff, Director General of IWMI, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

SciDev: Tap big data to fight floods and droughts in Africa

And when it comes to adapting to climate change, knowledge is power, which is why a new programme to gather continent-wide information on water could be a game-changer.

Economist Intelligence Unit: As the world’s philanthropists boost climate funding, let’s make water a priority

Claudia Sadoff, Director General of IWMI, argues that our efforts to mitigate the impacts of climate change and address food security could be counterproductive if we don’t pay more attention to water and its use.

The Independent: Unless we empower women farmers, we may not have enough to feed the planet

In an opinion piece in The Independent, IWMI Director General Claudia Sadoff says "Achieving greater gender equality will help to strengthen the resilience of our food systems, revitalize rural economies and enhance rural livelihoods."

Press Release: Project makes water from the sun for climate smart farming

World’s largest user of groundwater for agriculture looks to solar for a more sustainable future.  

Claudia Sadoff featured in Stockholm WaterFront

In an interview for the Stockholm WaterFront magazine Claudia Sadoff raises awareness of the role that water can play in tackling climate change.

Do we have enough science to mitigate water crises?

We need to do a much better job at communication, not only within the water community, but also with the private sector, entrepreneurs, and financiers.

MongaBay.com: Climate adaptation begins with how we manage water (commentary)

IWMI Director General, Claudia Sadoff, comments on how we need to adapt to climate change without undermining food security and farmers’ livelihoods, as well as how we will have to fundamentally rethink agricultural water usage, our food systems, and our diets.

Biodiversity’s freshwater connection

A key role for sustainable water management in curbing species extinction

TheSourceMagazine.org: Integrated water management for all

IWMI Director General, Claudia Sadoff in conversation with The Source – the magazine of the International Water Association.

Water security for sustainable dryland development

The search for options to boost water productivity

Water security for all

IWMI joins a major UK-funded effort to find solutions.

IWA-network.org: Re-examining the economics, engineering and water management paradigms – An interview with Claudia Sadoff

IWMI Director General, Claudia Sadoff, spoke to IWA about exciting initiatives that turn wealth from waste during World Water Congress in Tokyo, Japan.

IFPRI.org: As IWMI opens its U.S. office, a look at the challenges of achieving global water security

"In a finite world we need a much more circular-engineering approach." says IWMI Director General Claudia Sadoff.

UN Official Review of Progress on SDG 6: Webcast of remarks by IWMI Director General Claudia Sadoff

Addressing the particularly complex targets concerning water scarcity as well as sustainable and equitable water management.

Telegraph.co.uk: Good dam design can cut the number of cases of malaria in surrounding areas

Engineers need to rethink how to design and operate dams after research found that they create an additional 1.1 million cases of malaria every year.

AWP and IWMI to collaborate on water management across the Asia-Pacific

Strengthening DFAT and AWP’s partnership with IWMI provides the opportunity for working more closely together on critical water challenges facing the region

Phys.org: Agriculture must make water use go further

In a world where water risks running short for many, the especially thirsty agricultural industry must learn how to manage the vital resource better.

AL-Monitor.com: Why drought is a national security issue in Iran

Mismanagement of water resources combined with climate change threaten the futures of coming generations of Iranians.

Game-changing water solutions

Realizing the huge potential to bolster water security in the Middle East and North Africa.

Press Release: World Bank Lead Economist to Head Premier Global Research Institute Addressing Water Issues

Dr Claudia W. Sadoff announced as IWMI's next director general.

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