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Flooding – Stakeholders strengthen synergy

IWMI, hosting the workshop, highlighted the importance of flood forecasting and early warning systems in mitigating flood impacts, considering the growing global trend of intensified heavy rainfall events due to climate change.

Institute assesses investment climate for circular bioeconomy

IWMI has kick-started a study in Nigeria to identify key gaps affecting waste management and entrepreneurship development in the circular bioeconomy sector.

SciDevNet: Africa’s water woes ‘driving up food prices’

Olufunke Cofie, principal researcher and country representative for West Africa at the International Water Management Institute, tells SciDev what needs to be done to buffer Africa’s vulnerability to droughts, which are affecting food prices and poverty.

Graphic Online: Invest in aquatic food system research – Dr. Cofie to govt

The Country Representative of International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in Ghana, Dr. Olufunke Cofie, says investing in effective resilient aquatic food systems, informed by research, can help address Ghana’s nutrition needs.

Graphic Online: Groundwater: Strategic resource

For Hajia Rashida, as she is affectionately called by her customers and neighbours, she had to stop buying water from tankers as what they supplied was never enough for her business and other domestic chores. It was expensive and those supplying were not reliable.

Olufunke Cofie describes West Africa’s most pressing water issues on Voice of America

Description: In this Daybreak Africa interview by Voice of America, our West-Africa Representative Olufunke Cofie explains IWMI’s main goals at the World Water Forum. From 10’ to 13’, Dr. Olufunke Cofie describes how each Forum session better informed our researchers on the priority needs and challenges that science has the potential to address, water availability being the most pressing issue in West Africa.

World Toilet Day 2021: An interview with Olufunke Cofie

Leadership and governance systems must provide an enabling environment for the scaling of improved sanitation.

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