The three-session event organised by SIWI's Scientific Programme Committee, UNECE, IWMI, and CIWA/the World Bank engaged participants from across the world, discussing inter-sectoral and transboundary cooperation.
Lessons learned from water productivity interventions worldwide have been distilled into a new White Paper which sets out six key principles to guide policy makers’ efforts to strengthen water and food security.
Remote sensing is a powerful tool that can be harnessed to understand and support the development of irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa. But without considering how data are generated and interpreted we risk further marginalizing the interests and needs of the region's smallholder farmers.
A new policy paper proposes a more integrated alternative to conventional water storage strategies. This approach could translate into more reliable water supplies and enhanced resilience against a backdrop of climate change and increasing pressure on dwindling water resources.
Challenges to water resources and nutrition security require new approaches, and a recent online workshop brought together communities from the two closely intertwined sectors to discuss the key linkages and identify a sustainable way forward.