Tag: food

Finding the economic value of irrigation water in the Nile Basin to enhance water saving

A recent study conducted by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) estimated the economic value of irrigation water for major crops in various agricultural systems of the Nile Basin.

How social accountability tools can improve water service delivery in Nepal

New IWMI report documents and analyzes the implementation of public hearings and public audits in water service delivery.

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.

Latest IPCC report highlights how climate change is causing extreme events and exacerbating risks of floods and droughts

All components of the hydrological cycle have been impacted by human-induced climate change, and the way we use our land and water has, in turn, also intensified the impacts.

How to monitor effectively when the water balance drops

A new IWMI Working Paper provides a Gap and Opportunity Analysis of Hydrological Monitoring in Ethiopia.

Why food system transformation needs water

On World Food Day, Dr. Mark Smith, Director General of IWMI, explains why effective water management is key to transforming food production.

Experts unite to find the best ways to scale up farmer-led irrigation

It makes sense to encourage farmer-led irrigation, to capitalize on benefits, but how can we do so inclusively and sustainably?

New book on wastewater re-use in Latin America and the Caribbean

This book will help guide such efforts by making valuable information available to a wide audience