TAG: Volta

VOA News: The impact of large and small dams on malaria transmission in four basins in Africa

IWMI’s Jonathan Lautze discusses a new study that looks at the relative impact of small and large dams on malaria transmission in four river basins in Sub-Saharan Africa – the Volta, the Limpopo, the Omo-Turkana and the Zambezi.

Learning from our mistakes: transforming water management to boost biodiversity

When designing water solutions for communities, IWMI researchers always consider the impact on biodiverse ecosystems.

At the World Water Forum 2018

The vital importance of the concept for effective water governance is the key message of a side event being held at the 8th World Water Forum.

WaterAndNature.org: Local benefits highlight role of natural infrastructure in adaptive basin planning

A blog post on the IUCN Water Knowledge Platform about the ‘WISE-UP to Climate’ project by Marloes Mul, Senior Researcher at IWMI.

Dry-season farming

A great opportunity to transform the economy of northern Ghana.

Is small beautiful for Africa’s farmers?

How local solutions to water access could deliver sustainable growth.

Africa’s farmers get plugged in to water

New online tool helps smallholder water management The majority of farmers in Africa rely on rainwater for to produce their crops but suffer from...

EurekAlert.org: Climate change could deprive Volta Basin of water needed to boost energy and food production

ACCRA, GHANA (19 July, 2013)—A new study released today finds that so much water may be lost in the Volta River Basin due to...

Pond, tank or well?

People not just places determine the right choice for agricultural water storage in Africa The Africa Agriculture Science Week (AASW) convened by the Forum for Agricultural...

How to prevent the Volta countries from drying up?

The theme of the 2013 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is drought and water scarcity. Don’t let our future dry up! In the...

A changing climate: Are the Volta River countries ready?

Threading its way from the semi-arid scrub of the Sahel, through the lush tropical farmlands of Southern Ghana, the Volta River supports the livelihoods...

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