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Climate, water, and the economy

The effects of climate change vary from region to region, but according to a new study from the World Bank, the majority of the global impact stemming from climate change will come through the water cycle. High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the…

IFPRI Blog

Investigating gender dynamics in irrigation

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.

IFPRI Blog

Water, jobs, and women: The invisible links

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…

IFPRI Blog

The Goldilocks dilemma of irrigation

Water management challenges are closely linked to many of the SDGs, especially those relating to poverty reduction, food security, and environmental sustainability. 

IFPRI Blog

The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) partners with Government of Germany to organize the international “Bonn2011 Conference: The Water, Energy, and Food Security Nexus–Solutions for the Green Economy” to be held in Bonn, Germany…

IFPRI Blog

Effective and efficient water allocation in the Yellow River Basin

A set of seven policy  notes  (see policy briefs under outputs) recently released by the International Food Policy Research Institute and its collaborators, including the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Center for Chinese Agricultural…

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