ICAR-India and IWMI launched a study into post-flood crop management and index based flood insurance (IBFI) in Bihar and Odisha, which aims to develop flood resilient agricultural practices and adaptation measures, among other strategic benefits.
Index-based Flood Insurance (IBFI) developed by IWMI and partners including WLE, is giving smallholder farmers in climate-related disaster prone regions a new lease of life, as well as a win-win for government and private sector.
New opportunities for entrepreneurs in the circular economy are coming out of turning waste into wealth. A compendium of business models is being adopted by curricula in 19 universities in Asia, Europe and Africa.
Monsoon 2019 was a bit humdrum, at first. For some time, it seemed many parts of India wouldn't receive as much rainfall as they typically do. But a sudden change of gear — pouring cats and dogs in a short span — led to deluges and flash floods, even cloud bursts. These district-specific charts based on IWMI/WLE data show how this is happening.