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July-August 2022 Research Journal Roundup

Roundup of research, journal and other academic articles from July and August

Dr. Mark Smith to continue as Director General of IWMI

CGIAR Research Center, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is pleased to announce that its Board of Governors has extended Dr. Mark Smith’s appointment as Director General, until August 2025.

June 2022 Research Journal Roundup

Water flows through industrial, agricultural, environmental, medical, and cultural systems around the world, touching every aspect of lives in cities and rural communities. Learn about our researchers’ contributions to research articles published in June 2022.

May 2022 Research Journal Roundup

Microplastics monitoring in South Africa and more: IWMI contributions to research articles in May 2022

Wetlands, humans and robots

This high-tech but accessible tool allows researchers and communities to monitor water quality in their wetland, contributing to better understanding of trends and hence wetland health.

April 2022 Research Journal Roundup

Every month, IWMI researchers collaborate on studies that explore the deeply interconnected relationships between humans and water systems.

Exploring the water, energy, food, and ecosystems nexus in the Ganges Basin

Six interesting takeaways from the recent NEXUS Gains Ganges Basin Inception Workshop in Kathmandu.

March 2022 Research Journal Roundup

“Irrigation water management in the space age” and more: A roundup of IWMI contributions to research articles and journals in March 2022

Declining freshwater storage: A hidden crisis

New estimates provide a starting point for more strategic thinking about how to manage and protect vital freshwater sources.

February 2022 Research Journal Roundup

New approaches to agricultural water use, and more: A roundup of IWMI contributions to research articles and journals in February 2022

December 2021 and January 2022 Research Journal Roundup

From antimicrobial usage to kitchen gardening: A roundup of IWMI contributions to research articles and journals in December 2021 and January 2022

In focus: Women making a difference in the world of water

As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2022 and pursue "gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow,” find out how three IWMI researchers are translating those words into action.

2021 Research Journal Roundup

A look back on some of the contributions of IWMI researchers to research articles and journals in the past year.

Toward gender equality and inclusion

If we are to achieve equitable, productive, resilient, and sustainable food systems, we must ensure that no one is left behind.

Four ways IWMI is using water to advance climate adaptation and mitigation around the world

During COP26 and beyond, IWMI will continue to advance a wide range of water-focused climate solutions and develop a diverse set technical, policy, and financial tools.

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2021

It is so important to harness the power of international cooperation to reduce risk and losses from disasters.

How water can boost environmental health and biodiversity

As a result of IWMI’s work in the realms of e-flow monitoring and aquifer recharge, water management for rivers and aquifers has been strengthened.

Tapping into Groundwater

In a recent interview, Dr. Villholth spoke more about IWMI’s groundwater program and how events such as World Water Week are important to protecting and managing the resource.

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.

How hybrid water law can transform water access in southern Africa

In rural southern Africa, hybrid water law is a tool for social justice and environmental stewardship.

Water’s Fundamental Truths: Part 2 – Why do we have to manage water as a system?

Water has to be managed as a system, and cannot be effectively managed separately from land, or from its major uses or users, of which agriculture is by far the biggest.

Water’s Fundamental Truths – for One CGIAR and Beyond

Water scarcity is growing. While water is finite, demand for it grows along with population, the water intensity of diets, and the broader water demands of the economy.

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