International Water Association

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...

Afghanistan’s water levels drop 60 percent

The Ministry of Energy and Water of Afghanistan has said that water loss across the country is forcing people out of rural areas and...

Australia: New groundwater study could boost farming

Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water, Barnaby Joyce, has announced AUD$100,000 (US$75,000) in funding for a feasibility study into accessing deep groundwater in the...

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...

Asia: Sustainable farming systems in Asia receive global recognition

Four traditional farming systems in Bangladesh and Japan have been designated by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) as Globally...

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...

Meal app supports food relief in drought- affected Malawi

The World Food Programme’s ShareTheMeal app will raise funds to support emergency food relief in Malawi, following one of the strongest El Niño weather...

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...

Armenia: US scientists help with groundwater management

South Dakota-based scientists from the US Geological Survey are helping to restore a depleted aquifer and build local expertise for managing groundwater in the Ararat Basin of Armenia....

AeroFarms raises US$20 million for more vertical farms

AeroFarms Inc., a leader in vertical farming, has raised US$20 million in venture funding to build more of its aeroponic vertical farms. The indoor...

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Integrated water management for all

How to cope with multiple and competing uses of water is a defining issue of our time. The concept of integrated water resources management...

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Research reveals gross underestimation of desalination brine production

Research led by the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health has revealed “gross underestimations” of the amount of brine produced as a...
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