International Water Association

IWA and World Bank launch innovative groundwater report

The International Water Association and World Bank have released a new report, which synthesises the knowledge, best practices and field experience that emerged from...

Angola: Angola receives IFAD financing to strengthen artisanal fisheries and aquaculture

Angola and the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have signed an agreement to finance the Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture Project (AFAP)...

Spain: App helps strawberry farmers reduce water use

An app developed by Innocent Drinks, makers of natural fruit drinks, has helped Spanish farmers reduce water by up to 40 percent. Six years ago, Innocent Drinks,...

Caribbean: Caribbean UN agriculture agencies to strengthen rural employment opportunities for Caribbean youth

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have joined forces to tackle the...

India: Project to help farmers cultivate more crops in Maharashtra

In a bid to enable farmers to cultivate at least two to three crops along with short-term sowing of vegetables for sustainable agriculture practices, the Maharashtra state...

Food and Agricultural Organization leads report linking water stress to migration

A report led by the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in partnership with the Land and Water Division and the Global Water...

Vietnam: Netafim signs US$17 million agreement to supply greenhouse structures in Vietnam

Netafim, a leader in drip and smart-irrigation solutions, has announced that it has signed a US$17 million agreement with Vingroup Joint Stock Company, Vietnam’s...

New collaboration to advance sustainable water reuse in agriculture

The WateReuse Association, Water Environment & Reuse Foundation, and Pentair, a leader in creating sustainable water solutions, have come together to help advance the development of...

G7 countries can help farmers access data for building resilience

Access to reliable information, including on changing weather patterns and market conditions, is essential for empowering farmers, especially those in developing countries, according to...

Scheme launched to cut farming air pollution

A team of experts has received £3 million in funding to help UK farmers reduce the ammonia emissions produced through agriculture. The scheme, named the...

FEATURED STORY

Engineering solutions that put society front and centre

Winner of IWA’s Water and Development Award for Research, Dr Veena Srinivasan explains why it is critical to consider social needs and impacts when...

NEWS

UNU report warns on tipping points if environmental risks not addressed

A new report released by the United Nations University (UNU) has found that drastic changes to fundamental socioecological systems are likely if environmental risks...