Small scale irrigation projects yield agricultural gains—but create unanticipated problems for women farmers in Tanzania.
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Currently, only 1 percent of Nigerian cropland is irrigated—leaving farmers at the whim of seasons and climate shifts.
Research in Africa by IFPRI and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) shows organizations should actively engage women in decision-making on smallholder irrigation.
One way to preserve groundwater – get consumers thinking about their own water use, and their neighbors', with a cooperative game.
To build sustainable solutions to global problems, stakeholders must leave the silos that constrict action and thinking. In Kenya, a public-private water partnership is bridging these gaps.
To mark World Water Day March 22, a look at how experimental games can help farmers understand—and sustain—groundwater resources.
A look at the growing tensions between groundwater depletion, agricultural development, and food security.
Agriculture has stewardship over much of the world's freshwater. Some recommendations to achieve long-term sustainability in agricultural water management.
At COP22 in Marrakesh, IFPRI researchers offer ideas on how Africa and the developing world can avert rising hunger and other climate impacts.
A new Science study shows providing free vouchers for water treatments to the poor screens out those who won't use them without deterring those who do.