International Water Association

IWA and World Bank launch innovative groundwater report

The International Water Association and World Bank have released a new report, which synthesises the knowledge, best practices and field experience that emerged from...

New project enabling food production in harshest climates

The Sahara Forest Project (SFP) launch station has been opened outside Aqaba, a port city in Jordan. Part funded by the EU and Norwegian...

New initiative to curb hunting, conserve biodiversity and improve food security

A €45 million multi-partner programme has been launched to help African, Caribbean and Pacific countries halt unsustainable wildlife hunting, conserve their natural heritage and...

G7 countries can help farmers access data for building resilience

Access to reliable information, including on changing weather patterns and market conditions, is essential for empowering farmers, especially those in developing countries, according to...

ADB supports irrigation project in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Pakistan have signed a loan agreement of US$86.41 million for the extension of the Pehur...

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...

Drought pushing food prices up sharply in East Africa

Drought throughout East Africa has sharply curbed harvests and pushed the prices of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels, posing a...

New equipment developed to measure evaporation

New equipment to accurately measure evaporation from crops and nature areas has been developed by Dutch knowledge institutes KWR, Alterra and KNMI, sensor company...

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...

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What should cities do to link water security to upstream basin...

What advice would you give professionals seeking to link urban water security to upstream basin health? By Nick Michell Maria Teresa Vargas, Executive Director, Fundación Natura...

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IWMI brings in new leadership

The International Water Management Institute has appointed two new executives with broad experience in the conservation and use of transboundary rivers. Claudia W. Sadoff arrived...
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