CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE)

Uniting agriculture and nature for poverty reduction

WLE is a global research-for-development program working through partnerships to provide sustainable solutions for people and societies.

Research

140 research projects in 48 countries carried out in collaboration with more than 450 partners

Solutions

Evidence-based land and water management innovations for sustainable intensification of agriculture at scale

Impact

366,000 farmers use new technologies and 2,5 million hectares are under improved use or management

Highlights

News

Thrive

  • A teak plantation in Northern Laos.

    To tree or not to tree?

  • Kenyan farmers posing with a solar irrigation pump.

    Stronger together: unlocking Africa's food production potential

  • A woman in Kenya's Central Region with a solar irrigation pump she uses on her farm.

    Leave no woman behind

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