Why gender sensitive research requires a bottom-up approach that works directly with communities, rather than a top-down approach that fails to recognise the real-life consequences of entrenched gender norms.
This first-ever event of its kind in Pakistan aims to bring together academics, government officials, NGOs, and policy experts from home and abroad to discuss the problems affecting the country's water resources today.
A Water Pavilion side-event at COP26 will look at how advanced water management practices can improve water sustainability, increase land and water use efficiency, boost yields and even reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The Smartstick, a breakthrough technology developed by WLE and IWMI, is a low-cost device that delivers real time water level and discharge measurements, to support water savings and productivity improvement at the farm level in Uzbekistan.
The success of the water users' association at Pyawt Ywar prompted Myanmar's Irrigation and Water Utilization Department to replicate it in other villages, and WLE/IWMI is translating the water user association handbook into Burmese to support these efforts.