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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.

Data, funds and dialogue key to water, energy, and food security in a changing climate for Pakistan

A holistic approach and reliable database on water resources and their use across Pakistan is the key to achieving food, water, and energy security in the fifth most climate-vulnerable country in the world.

Mapping Myanmar’s water resources is key to developing sustainable aquaculture and improving nutrition

IWMI’s work will help to ensure that future investments in aquaculture in Myanmar will be sustainable, and able to boost rural livelihoods and nutrition as climate change takes hold.

Rice Today: Mending Asia’s broken rice bowls

A decade of research demonstrates that “citizen science” has a major role to play in curbing ecosystem threats to the Ganges and Mekong River deltas.

IWMI-developed tool to give Sri Lanka advance warning of drought

Sri Lanka is only just emerging from a year-long drought that has wreaked havoc on the lives of around 10% of the population (link...

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.

NationMultimedia.com: Top rice experts hammer out proposal for Asia-Pacific rice strategy

Asia and the Pacific region is a step closer to adopting a regional rice strategy, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) announced today...

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