Tag: malawi

El Niño event declared; impacts on countries in Southern Africa expected

IWMI and CIMMYT call for action as multiple climate prediction centers concur that this El Niño event will reach a “strong” category in the northern hemisphere by the winter of 2023-24.

TheConversation: Food security in Africa depends on rethinking outdated water law

A new study has found that outdated, colonial-era water permit systems across Africa are unintentionally criminalising millions of small farmers who can’t obtain permits. This undermines efforts to boost farming production and meet economic growth goals.

Impartial perspectives on a contested resource

A timely new book on southern Africa’s Zambezi River Basin

Scroll.in: A call for “water-sensible” urbanization policies in India

An article in Scroll.in, an award-winning news portal in India, calls on state governments to devise “water-sensible urbanization policies” in partnership with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI).