Small, inexpensive solar pumps can greatly expand the availability of irrigation, research shows.
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Small scale irrigation projects yield agricultural gains—but create unanticipated problems for women farmers in Tanzania.
One way to preserve groundwater – get consumers thinking about their own water use, and their neighbors', with a cooperative game.
Agriculture has stewardship over much of the world's freshwater. Some recommendations to achieve long-term sustainability in agricultural water management.
More than 150 participants gathered at a series of workshops in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Tanzania to discuss how to improve gender parity in irrigation, focusing on identifying key guiding questions for policy makers and practitioners.
Every other week we read of a new water pollution scandal. Can we turn the tide of growing water pollution around?
The theme for this year’s World Water Day—“water and jobs”— is intended to draw attention to the often invisible role of water in creating and supporting jobs, and how better water supplies could create better jobs. Nowhere is this more applicable…
Water management challenges are closely linked to many of the SDGs, especially those relating to poverty reduction, food security, and environmental sustainability.
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The following blog story was written by Laia Domènech, visiting fellow in the Environment and Production Technology Division at IFPRI, in honor of World Water Day 2015. The theme of this year’s event on March 22 is “Water for…