International Water Association

European Parliament progress for EU water reuse proposal

The latest stage in the development of a European Union regulation on minimum requirements for water reuse has been broadly welcomed by EurEau, the...

Vietnam: Netafim signs US$17 million agreement to supply greenhouse structures in Vietnam

Netafim, a leader in drip and smart-irrigation solutions, has announced that it has signed a US$17 million agreement with Vingroup Joint Stock Company, Vietnam’s...

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...

Food and Agricultural Organization leads report linking water stress to migration

A report led by the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in partnership with the Land and Water Division and the Global Water...

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...

Africa: New institution dedicated to food security formed in Africa

Africa has formed a new regional institution, the Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly (EBAFOSA), dedicated to promoting ecosystem-based adaptation as a tool...

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...

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...

Pakistan: Government and University of Agriculture announce partnership on water management

Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Agriculture Faisalabad to work together to support research and training activities leading...

Angola: Angola receives IFAD financing to strengthen artisanal fisheries and aquaculture

Angola and the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have signed an agreement to finance the Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture Project (AFAP)...

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Simple SDG6 solutions? Think again

Kala Vairavamoorthy explains how systems thinking can help us tackle complex water problems and avoid unintended consequences.   I recently attended IWA’s Hydroinformatics conference in Bucharest...

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UNEP sets out freshwater priorities

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has outlined its freshwater-related priorities for implementing its Medium-Term Strategy (MTS), 2022-2025 in a newly-released strategic document produced...