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

Connected thinking, compelling solutions

WLE is a research-for-development program delivering agriculture solutions
that enhance natural resources and the well being of people in the Global South

Highlights

News

Thrive

Publications

  • Impact tracking: a practitioner-developed approach to scaling agricultural innovation in Ethiopia

    Child, K.; Desta, G.; Douthwaite, B.; Haileslassie, Amare; van Rooyen, A.; Tamene, L.; Uhlenbrook, Stefan. 2021. Impact tracking: a practitioner-developed approach to scaling agricultural innovation in Ethiopia. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE). 28p. (WLE Legacy Series 1) [doi: https://doi.org/10.5337/2021.226]
  • A gender-natural resources tango: Water, land, and forest research

    Joshi, Deepa; Monterroso, Iliana; Gallant, Bryce; Perera, Kokila; and Peveri, Valentina. 2021. A gender-natural resources tango: Water, land, and forest research. IN Advancing gender equality through agricultural and environmental research: Past, present, and future, eds. Rhiannon Pyburn, and Anouka van Eerdewijk. Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute: 221-258.

Conversation Starters

How can biodiversity and agriculture work together for people and planet?

How much should be invested in agricultural innovation?

Research

200+ research projects in 84 countries carried out in collaboration with more than 380 partners

Solutions

A synthesis of research and innovations that address the world's critical water, land and ecosystem challenges

Impact

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