V.Atakos (CCAFS)

Photo V.Atakos (CCAFS)

Gender and water – always challenge the obvious

By Floriane Clement  This post is written in response to: What should we be asking to understand gender dynamics in irrigation? For the policy-makers, researchers, water professionals and development practitioners interested to consider and address gender when designing, studying or implementing agricultural water management interventions, there are many practical tools and guidelines on what relevant questions to… Read more »

Hamish John Appleby (IWMI)

Photo Hamish John Appleby (IWMI)

New training manual supports groundwater management across African borders

By IWMI For 75% of Africans, groundwater is the main source – and sometimes the only source – of drinking water. It also has the potential to lift millions of smallholder farmers out of poverty by enabling them to develop irrigation systems that do not depend on unpredictable rainfall. As such, it is expected to… Read more »