The International Water Management Institute operates at the interface of research and development to provide evidence based solutions to sustainably manage water and land resources for food security, livelihoods and the environment. IWMI is a member of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food-secure future.
Understanding gender roles and achieving greater equality in access to innovations will improve agricultural productivity and economic growth.
70% of global freshwater abstraction is used for growing crops. How we manage this over the coming decades will have major implications for food security.
From countries to communities, the institutions and policies that govern water use have a direct bearing on prosperity and ecosystem health.
As the world develops, balance needs to be struck between the needs of competing water users. We develop tools and analyze possible scenarios to boost equitable use.
If global commitments to sustainable growth are to be successful, smarter water management will be needed.
By 2050, two thirds of humanity will live in urban environments. Innovation in water and waste management could help cities thrive.
A preliminary version of a flood forecasting app, WetIn App, developed for the Niger and Benue Rivers, was launched recently.Read More
Jeremy Bird talks about colossal challenge to ensure that policies on groundwater translate into action and sustainable and equitable outcomes.Read More
The Guardian recently published an article covering the Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP) co-led by IWMI.Read More