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Not so quiet on the wetting front

A new irrigation technology is helping Ethiopian farmers assess crop water requirements

Moving beyond boundaries

New training manual supports groundwater management across African borders.

Groundwater access in Nepal

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

Payday for India’s first ever “sunshine farmer”

Scheme could protect water reserves, boost incomes and guard against climate change.

Coffee with a splash of green

In Vietnam, saving water isn’t just sustainable – it’s also profitable.

South Asia running out of groundwater

India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan along with China account for nearly half of the world’s total groundwater use and these regions are expected...

Good groundwater management is key to Jaffna’s social and economic revival

A mix of options could provide Jaffna communities with a year-long supply of all the clean water they need.

Pumping Up Trouble

Could overuse of groundwater jeopardize Tamil Nadu’s Green Revolution?

Bangladesh can avert a groundwater crisis by not producing too much rice

Bangladesh will need to be much more efficient in using water to avoid putting pressure on groundwater resources.

Africa’s ‘hidden water’: Lessons from India

The relevance of the Indian experience for groundwater development policies in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

NationalGeographic.com: Kenya’s Giant Aquifer Highlights Groundwater’s Critical Role

The Turkana region in Kenya is not the type of place that would come to mind when picturing a wellspring bursting with water. The area...

No water in the well?

Southern Africa needs better groundwater management An estimated 39 million people living in member countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are at risk...

Well drilling delivers

Ethiopian smallholders benefit from groundwater access Ethiopia is often referred to as the "roof of Africa," because its extensive highlands capture a major portion of...

Tapping Africa’s groundwater potential

The subcontinent has lots of groundwater, but most farmers cannot get to it. For millions of smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), access to sufficient...

Providing evidence-based findings in the Dry Zone of Myanmar

Something magical happens when researchers respond directly to development challenges and the needs of end users. There is interest in the findings, it is...

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