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  • Can Science Support Sustainable Investment? Only if we think differently.

    Can Science Support Sustainable Investment? Only if we think differently.

    Announcements, Events, Imported, WLE November 15, 2013 at 21:05 Comments are Disabled

    Image : Neil Palmer By Michael Victor The CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) is promoting a new paradigm for agricultural development in which a healthy functioning ecosystem is supported as a prerequisite to agricultural development, resilience of food systems and human wellbeing. Creating such an environment […]

     
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    New Paper Maps A Way Out of Poverty and Food Insecurity for Limpopo Farmers

    Homepage Highlights, Limpopo, Publications, Research, Working Papers and Reports November 13, 2013 at 07:31 Comments are Disabled

    A new paper based on research from the Limpopo Basin Development Challenge has been published as part of CPWF’s R4D (Research for Development) series. Entitled ‘Rural Poverty and Food Insecurity Mapping at District Level for Improved Agricultural Water Management in the Limpopo River Basin’, the paper presents findings on poverty and food […]

     
  • Managing rainwater, improving livelihoods: Assessing impacts using a Rainwater–Livelihoods–Poverty Index (RLPI)

    Basin, Imported, Nile, Nile Feed August 8, 2013 at 06:00 Comments are Disabled

    NBDC scientists Kindie Getnet and Geremew Kefyalew recently published a research article in the Environment and Development Economics journal to further assess the development impact of rainwater management innovations through the use of a Rainwater-livelihoods-poverty index (RLPI). The article relates to research ongoing in Diga, one of the three NBDC […]

     
  • Managing rainwater, improving livelihoods: Assessing impacts using a Rainwater–Livelihoods–Poverty Index (RLPI)

    Basin, Imported, Nile, WLE August 8, 2013 at 06:00 Comments are Disabled

    NBDC scientists Kindie Getnet and Geremew Kefyalew recently published a research article in the Environment and Development Economics journal to further assess the development impact of rainwater management innovations through the use of a Rainwater-livelihoods-poverty index (RLPI). The article relates to research ongoing in Diga, one of the three NBDC […]

     
  • Volta Storylines and Scenarios: Getting Started

    Basin, Imported, Volta, Volta Feed May 23, 2012 at 13:32 Comments are Disabled

    There are no translations available. So what is the Volta Storylines and Scenarios project? There is a lot of research effort that has gone into helping various Volta Basin communities with their livelihood needs and there will also be a need for much more of these projects in the future […]

     
  • Ecosystem Services Approach to Agriculture

    Research, Water and food issues December 21, 2011 at 23:24 Comments are Disabled

    Radical overhaul of agriculture can create farms that enhance rather than degrade the world’s ecosystems, says new report CPWF and IWMI have developed a joint media release for Stockholm World Water Week on the importance of taking an Ecosystem Services Approach to how we manage and use water.  The Ecosystem […]

     
  • Limpopo Project on Targeting and Scaling Out (L1)

    Basin, Limpopo December 15, 2011 at 08:39 Comments are Disabled

    Introduction Determining where and under which circumstances different water management technologies—such as motorized pumps or small reservoirs—are likely to be successfully implemented is a central challenge to the development of the Limpopo River basin. The L1 project sought to help policy makers, investors, and other stakeholders in the basin target […]

     
  • Andes 3 Partner Community Wins Human Rights Award in Peru

    Andes, News November 28, 2011 at 04:37 Comments are Disabled

    The community of Cruz de Mayo, in the Ancash region of Peru will be awarded this year’s National Human Rights Award for its involvement in advocating for the protection of Lake Paron from hydropower development. Cruz de Mayo is a partner community of the Andean system of river basins‘ AN3 project. AN3 […]

     
  • New Publication: Volta Basin Water Atlas

    Announcements, News October 24, 2011 at 14:37 Comments are Disabled

    The Water Atlas of the Volta Basin presents a set of data collected or developed under a research program on water use in this cross-border river basin. These date reveal unique basin-scale characteristics that are key to better management of a resource on which inhabitants of the basin and the […]

     
  • Call for papers: Policies, politics and realities of small irrigation dams

    Announcements, News October 24, 2011 at 14:37 Comments are Disabled

    Interest and investments in small-scale irrigation in general, and in small dams in particular, have been cyclical and motivated by fluctuating priorities, discourses and changes in the broader polity. The early 1990s for example witnessed a boom in development investment and academic interest in small-scale irrigation, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. […]