Tag: extreme weather

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.

Farming for the future: How climate-smart agriculture can protect Sri Lanka’s smallholders

More than 1,300 farmers received over 1.6 million LKR as part of insurance payouts for crop damage caused by excess rain or dry spells.

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.

Learning from our mistakes: transforming water management to boost biodiversity

When designing water solutions for communities, IWMI researchers always consider the impact on biodiverse ecosystems.

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.

Cyclone Amphan and Covid-19 the recipe for a cascading disaster

In the immediate aftermath of Amphan, access to clean water for drinking and sanitation is of paramount importance.

Water security for all

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