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  • Farmers Increasing Food Production through Adaptation Mechanisms in the Ganges

    Basin, Ganges, IFWF, IFWF3 Feed, Imported October 18, 2011 at 03:20 Comments are Disabled

    “Reduce poverty and strengthen livelihood resilience through improved water governance and management in coastal areas of the Ganges basin” -Ganges Basin Development Challenge (BDC)
    People living in the coastal areas of the Ganges River face large ch…

  • Learning from Phase 1

    Blogs, Director's Blog October 18, 2011 at 02:06 Comments are Disabled

    I am just returning from Stockholm (pictured above) where I spent the last couple of days working on a science paper about lessons learnt from Phase 1, particularly from the Basin Focal Projects, with Johan Rockström (Chair of our Advisory Committee), Line Gordon (Co-leader of our Resilience Topic Working Group), […]

  • Andes water

    Solving Resource Conflicts with Social Capital in Peru

    Andes, Basin, IFWF, IFWF3 Feed, Imported October 17, 2011 at 05:00 Comments are Disabled

    There is nothing like experiencing things first hand, and that was no different for Fabio Azzolin, intern for the Challenge Program on Water and Food, who ventured to Peru to get to know the economic situation of the Llulan Parón watershed. 

  • Volta IFWF blog

    Innovation Platforms Address Water Security in Burkina Faso, Ghana

    Basin, IFWF, IFWF3 Feed, Imported, Volta October 12, 2011 at 05:14 Comments are Disabled

    “Improve rainwater and small reservoir management to contribute to poverty reduction, and improved livelihoods resilience and people’s well-being in the dry lands of Burkina Faso and Northern Ghana while taking account of implications for downstrea…

  • Director’s Update, July 2011

    Blogs, Director's Blog, WLE October 1, 2011 at 16:51 Comments are Disabled

    What lessons can we draw for our program from the outcomes of the recent G20 Meeting of Agriculture Ministers held in Paris on 22-23 June? A number of high level technical solutions were discussed but they hardly addressed the central issues of management and governance of natural resources, especially water. […]

  • Introducing our IFWF3 facilitator and our social media team coordinator

    IFWF, IFWF3 Feed, Imported September 15, 2011 at 03:09 Comments are Disabled

    Two people have joined our IFWF3 organising team recently: Nadia Manning-Thomas as the forum’s main facilitator and Peter Casier, who will be coordinating our social media team
    Nadia Manning-Thomas
    Many of you probably know Nadia, from the CGIAR Con…

  • The Forum as a coffee house to spur innovation

    IFWF, IFWF3 Feed, Imported August 30, 2011 at 09:26 Comments are Disabled

    Close your eyes and imagine. An important research conference where more than 139 abstracts are submitted. One can see a number of parallel sessions, each with four to five power point presentations focused on the methodology and emerging results.  Te…

  • IFWF Trailer – Dr. Seraphine Kabore Sawadogo

    IFWF, IFWF3 Feed, Imported June 21, 2011 at 16:06 Comments are Disabled

    Dr. Seraphine, a long time CPWF partner and member ofthe Volta Basin Development Challenge explains the overall focus of the forum as well as reflects upon the last forum in Addis Abba in 2008. This is a short introduction (in French Language) into the…

  • Forum to address pressing water and food challenges

    IFWF, IFWF3 Feed, Imported June 20, 2011 at 15:46 Comments are Disabled

    Increasing food prices, rising costs of energy, water scarcity, evidence of ecosystem stress, mass migration and impacts from climate change are all impacting the agriculture production and water management. How can we meet the food, water and energy n…

  • Why participate in the Forum? Message from the CPWF Director

    IFWF, IFWF3 Feed, Imported June 17, 2011 at 16:49 Comments are Disabled

    CPWF Director Alain Vidal recently spoke about some of his expectations regarding the International Forum on Water and Food. Alain explains the IFWF Comes at an opprotune time. The issues related to food production and water management are gaining more…