A holistic watershed approach that not just conserves water and soil for better crop production but touches people’s lives through science-led interventions has once again delivered significant impacts in a Corporate Social Responsibility project in Telangana state of India.
The world’s wetlands could generate sustainable, agricultural livelihoods, which in turn contribute to public health through the ability to afford basic needs including nutritious food, medical care and education, writes Program Director Izabella Koziell
Socio-hydrological models enable potential future scenarios to be explored, depending on varying circumstances, and capture how institutions and policies could help halt water pollution, a growing problem in the country.
Claudia Ringler, the Deputy Director at IFPRI, and WLE co-lead for Managing Resource Variability and Competing Use shares her experiences while working in the Nexus field as well as the future challenges and prospects in times of Covid19 and climate change.
How small-scale communal irrigation schemes are being transformed into profitable, equitable and economically sustainable schemes through investment in smart technologies, farmers, institutions and value chains.
The work would influence the development of novel policies supporting carbon capture, improved water quality, habitat and connectivity for biodiversity and more, whilst recognizeing those services that benefit agriculture.