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

  • Business models for fecal sludge management in India

    Rao, K. C.; Velidandla, S.; Scott, C. L.; Drechsel, Pay. 2020. Business models for fecal sludge management in India. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE). 199p. (Resource Recovery and Reuse Series 18: Special Issue) [doi: 10.5337/2020.209]
  • Gender in urban food systems

    Halliday, Jess; Joshi, Deepa; Young, Laine; van Veenhuizen, René. 2020. Gender in urban food systems. Urban agriculture magazine no 37. 37p. https://ruaf.org/assets/2020/07/UA-Magazine-37_web.pdf

Conversation Starters

One farmer’s soil choices could offset the carbon emissions of a round trip New York-Nairobi flight.

Research

120+ 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