June 20th is World Refugee Day. In Northern Uganda, South Sudanese refugees are living in settlements with insecure water supplies. How can effective water management help improve the uncertain lives and futures of refugee and host communities?
A banana boom in Northern Lao was attracting some attention as people noticed the ill effects of what was assumed to be pesticide overuse. Coordinating with research and government agencies, evidence was gathered that helped bring about policy change.
The Indus Basin is a system that supports a great number of people within and beyond its borders, but it is a system under considerable biophysical, social, economic and political stress. Planning for the future of this ever-changing, over-stretched system requires an open dialogue between scientists and policy makers.
For International Women’s Day 2018, we’re turning the spotlight on some female activists in the rural Far West of Nepal, whose achievements defy the norms of the patriarchal agrarian society they live in.
Private and public sector players met at FAO in Rome to discuss the many facets of solar technology use for irrigation and other uses on small and medium scale farms, including financing, application, and innovations.