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World Water Week 2022: Are we flowing in the right direction?

Climate change is with us now, and it's clear that there is no time, or water to waste. While most of today's challenges are linked to water, so as are the solutions.

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.

Five key takeaways from World Water Week 2021

IWMI participated in a record 31 sessions at this year’s virtual event. Here are some of our key takeaways.

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.

Debating how to nurture sustainable and inclusive farmer-led irrigation  

Governments and development organizations realize that supporting farmer-led irrigation can enhance smallholders’ resilience to climate change and promote healthy food systems.

Claudia Sadoff featured in Stockholm WaterFront

In an interview for the Stockholm WaterFront magazine Claudia Sadoff raises awareness of the role that water can play in tackling climate change.

Banking on nature

Projects that harness nature-based structures in places like Kenya and Sri Lanka are showing green infrastructure can be a valuable tool in helping vulnerable communities.

ElPais.com: The shortage of water, a new normality

Experts gathered for World Water Week warn that it is urgent to adopt solutions based on nature to avoid a water crisis on a global scale.

Media Release: 18 Natural Infrastructure Innovations Confronting Climate Change from Underground

More than 5 billion people could suffer water shortages by 2050 due to climate change, Pincreased demand and polluted supplies, concluded the UN’s 2018 report on the state of the world’s water.

ElPais.com: What to do in the absence of water

No development is possible without it. And more than 5,000 million people could suffer scarcity by 2050.

The power of rubbish

New Thrive blog post on turning the burden of sanitation services into a profit using business thinking.

Guess what’s about to hit the fan!

A year of taking seriously the developing world’s wastewater crisis.

Press Release: New Knowledge Platform on the Indus Basin

The Indus Basin Knowledge Platform (IBKP), which seeks to improve access to information and supports decision making on critical basin challenges, is launched at World Water Week 2016.

Press Release: Uncovering and Confronting Global Groundwater Challenges

A new initiative seeks to unite organizations to promote sustainable groundwater management.

HuffingtonPost: A Plan for Protecting Our Hidden Water Supplies

Jeremy Bird talks about colossal challenge to ensure that policies on groundwater translate into action and sustainable and equitable outcomes.

The Global Crisis of Abstraction

Building partnerships to sustain groundwater-based economies

WLE launches revamped website

The CGIAR Research Program on Water Land and Ecosystems (WLE), which is led by IWMI, has launched its new revamped website.

The power of water: Four propositions and a resolution

Stockholm, September 4th - IWMI's Director General, Jeremy Bird presents "The power of water - Four propositions and a resolution " during the Stockholm Water Prize Seminar at World Water Week 2014.

World Water Week 2014

Join IWMI and it's partners at World Water Week 2014 for a book launch, seminars and workshops as we present our latest research.

Water demand projections off, need more local insight

New report says Pre-1990 global water demand projections dramatically over-estimated demand, while more recent models are underestimating water use.

Healthy ecosystems are the key to productive agriculture

New book urges fundamental re-think to unite farmers and conservationists for sustainable development. STOCKHOLM (4 SEPTEMBER 2013) — We must prioritize the health of ecosystems...

A new decision-support tool finds top spots for boosting livelihoods with water technologies

The Targeting AGwater Management Interventions (TAGMI) tool could support government planners to better target interventions at resource poor farmers in Africa. STOCKHOLM (3 SEPTEMBER...

Keeping their feet dry – Who should pay to uphold water infrastructure in Bangladesh?

A new study conducted under the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) and presented at Stockholm World Water Week this week suggests...

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