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.

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Research

113 research projects in 79 countries carried out in collaboration with more than 350 partners

Solutions

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

Impact

333,000 farmers use new technologies and 2,9 million hectares are under improved use or management

Highlights

News

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Publications

  • Gender-equitable pathways to achieving sustainable agricultural intensification

    CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE). 2018. Gender-equitable pathways to achieving sustainable agricultural intensification. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE).. 12p. (Towards Sustainable Intensification: Insights and Solutions Brief 5) doi: 10.5337/2018.204
  • River deltas: scaling up community-driven approaches to sustainable intensification

    CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE). 2018. River deltas: scaling up community-driven approaches to sustainable intensification. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE).. 12p. (Towards Sustainable Intensification: Insights and Solutions Brief 7) doi: 10.5337/2018.206
  • Upper river basin watersheds: sustainable, equitable and profitable interventions.

    CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE). 2018. Upper river basin watersheds: sustainable, equitable and profitable interventions. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE). 12p. (Towards Sustainable Intensification: Insights and Solutions Brief 6). doi: 10.5337/2018.205