World Water Day 2022 Celebration under the theme “Groundwater: Making the Invisible Visible.”
Dr. Manohara Khadka, Country Representative, IWMI Nepal spoke about the importance of solar irrigation in a seminar organized by the Water and Energy Commission Secretariate, Government of Nepal during the celebration of the World Water and Weather Week, 2022.
The National Herald Tribune and Dawn, Pakistan, covered World Bank and IWMI-Pakistan’s stakeholder consultation workshop at KFUIET, Rahim Yar Khan.
Solar Irrigation Pumps, Women and Smallholders in Eastern Tarai
Access to irrigation technology underpins easy and reliable access to water. However, land ownership is a prerequisite for access to water sources and so is the access to finance for securing irrigation technologies. In the face of exploitative gender and caste relations prevalent in Nepal’s Terai, can solar irrigation technology play a transformative role? To know more, read Gitta Shrestha and Labisha Uprey’s article.
News interview to local Pakistani News Channel
Dr. Azeem Ali Shah, Senior Regional Researcher- Governance of Water Institutions, IWMI-Pakistan gave an interview to a local news channel on the importance of using Google Earth Engine for water management.
Water management critical to avert looming crisis of water scarcity: President
President Dr Arif Alvi on Monday said Pakistan’s increasing vulnerability to climate change required urgent action on the management of water resources and for an improved system of its conservation at national and local levels.
When sun can dispel smoke
In 2020, climate disasters overstrained Bangladesh. First, the cyclone Amphan with winds up to 150 kmph crossed 26 districts from South to North on May 20. Then from July to August, the devastating monsoon flooded 33 districts of the country.
Can Grid Connected Solar Irrigation Pumps Be The Future Of Irrigation In Nepal?
Only 31% out of 3.5 million hectares of cultivated land is irrigated so far in Nepal; about one-third of that gets irrigation from groundwater. However, the operational cost of groundwater pumping…
PARC signs MoU for sustainable irrigation
The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (Parc) and International Water Management Institute (IWMI) agreed to conduct joint research and implement the Solar Irrigation for Agricultural..
PARC, IWMI agree to bring Renewable Energy Transition in Irrigation Sector
PARC and International Water Management Institute (IWMI) agreed on joint research and implementation of the project on Solar Irrigation for Agricultural Resilience in South Asia..
PARC, IWMI Sign MoU To Conduct Research On Solar Irrigation
Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) and International Water Management Institute (IWMI) Friday agreed on conducting joint research and implementation of the project on Solar..