International Water Association

iDE releases new study on drip irrigation

iDE, a non-governmental organisation dedicated to the manufacture, marketing and distribution of affordable, scalable micro-irrigation, has released a new study on the upscaling of...

Caribbean: Caribbean UN agriculture agencies to strengthen rural employment opportunities for Caribbean youth

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have joined forces to tackle the...

International: SIWI campaign elects ‘Going vegan’ as Best Water Idea

‘Going Vegan’ has won the Best Water Ideas campaign, organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). SIWI ran an online campaign encouraging people...

Major food companies to tackle water risks in supply chains

As climate change, population growth and water pollution increase pressure on freshwater resources, seven global food and beverage companies have announced commitments to work...

New book released on safe use of wastewater in agriculture

The United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES) has launched a new book that will serve as...

New collaboration to advance sustainable water reuse in agriculture

The WateReuse Association, Water Environment & Reuse Foundation, and Pentair, a leader in creating sustainable water solutions, have come together to help advance the development of...

New open-source tool for agricultural water management

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched the AquaCrop-OS website, which provides an open-source tool for agricultural water management....

Californian ranch tests rice irrigation project

The first sustainable farming initiative, leveraging Israel’s research and innovation in water technology to reduce rice-crop water use, will begin this year at Conaway Ranch in...

Bolivia to boost farm productivity through irrigation improvements

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a loan of US$158.4 million to improve small farmers’ income in Bolivia’s rural areas. “Expanding irrigated agriculture has...

FAO releases new tool to track water productivity in agriculture

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has released a new tool that offers water-scarce countries and river basins a way...

FEATURED STORY

African prospects for performance-based non-revenue water contracts

Performance-based contracts offer the potential to help African water utilities tackle non-revenue water. Jessica Ertel, Roland Liemberger and Ignacio Peña review prospects, and highlight one of...

NEWS

Pathogen concern over plastic pellets

Research by the University of Stirling, in Scotland, has found that the hard surface of waterborne plastic pellets known as ‘nurdles’ makes an ideal...
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