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  • SWWW 2013

    2013 Stockholm World Water Week

    Announcements, Events August 29, 2013 at 06:44 Comments are Disabled

    The 2013 Stockholm World Water Week will run from September 1st to the 6th. World Water Week is hosted and organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place each year in Stockholm. This year’s theme is ‘Water Cooperation – Building Partnerships’. CPWF and the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and […]

     
  • SWWW

    Call for projects and ideas to be showcased at the World Water Week in Stockholm

    Announcements, News March 27, 2013 at 07:10 Comments are Disabled

    Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is calling for ideas or projects to be showcased at Ideas’ Market that will be organised at the World Water Week. The Ideas Marketplace is an open platform dedicated to ideas and projects seeking funding and/or partnerships. The Ideas’ Marketplace will provide you with an opportunity […]

     
  • Alain Vidal

    Closing the Income Gap: Reflections from World Water Week

    Back from Stockholm World Water Week, which for its 22nd edition was focused for the first time on “water and food security”, I feel a combination of satisfaction and frustration. Satisfaction because our findings on sustainable intensification and diversification, as well as benefit-sharing, are at the cutting-edge of solutions being proposed to address […]

     
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    A Story of Water, Power and Politics in Three Indian States

    Events, Ganges, Homepage Highlights September 3, 2012 at 23:44 Comments are Disabled

    Many of this year’s Stockholm World Water Week water and food security discussions centered on a new concept: the water-food-energy (WFE) nexus. A new term is rapidly increasing in prominence in the world of agricultural water research: the water-food-energy (WFE) nexus. This year’s Stockholm World Water Week focal theme was ‘food […]

     
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    Finding the optimum balance between farming and the natural environment

    Announcements, Basin, Homepage Highlights, News, Volta August 30, 2012 at 06:35 Comments are Disabled

    How do you convince a farmer who is struggling to produce a crop not to plough additional land next to his local river, or how can you tell a fisherman who needs to provide for his family that he shouldn’t use certain pesticides to enhance his catch of fish? There […]

     
  • Alain Vidal at SWWW

    Improved Food Security Requires More Efficient Water Management

    Announcements, Homepage Highlights, News August 28, 2012 at 07:30 Comments are Disabled

    Director Alain Vidal made CPWF’s message clear at Stockholm World Water Week when he presented during a session Monday entitled “The Role of Water and Sanitation in Enhancing Resilience and Food Security.” Addressing a diverse audience representing organizations from the agricultural and sanitation water sectors, Dr. Vidal emphasized the fact that […]

     
  • Goat innovation platform

    The Goats that Save Water: Linking Water, Food Security and Poverty Reduction

    Basin, Blogs, Director's Blog, Homepage Highlights, Limpopo August 20, 2012 at 19:39 Comments are Disabled

    I recently returned from a trip to visit some of our projects in the Limpopo River basin and I have one thing on my mind: goats.  I had the opportunity to meet with members of one of our Limpopo projects, that builds upon a preexisting innovation platform, bringing together various […]

     
  • Stockholm Water Prize

    IWMI wins the Stockholm Water Prize

    Announcements, News March 22, 2012 at 06:14 Comments are Disabled

    The 2012 Stockholm Water Prize was awarded to the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) today. “This is an incredible honor for our organization. The real winners of course are the staff, past and present, and this is also a testament to the value placed on research for informed decision making […]

     
  • CPWF at Stockholm World Water Week 2012

    Announcements, Events February 11, 2012 at 21:21 Comments are Disabled

    CPWF will be playing a prominent role at Stockholm World Water Week in 2012 (August 26-31, 2012). This year’s event is focused on food security. It is one of a number of major 2012 international events that CPWF will be participating in, and a key one where our researchers can directly […]

     
  • CPWF @ Stockholm World Water Week: Resilience and tipping points

    Announcements, Events October 24, 2011 at 14:43 Comments are Disabled

    CPWF was a convener for the workshop on “Resilience, Uncertainty and Tipping Points” together with the Stockholm Resilience Centre, UNESCO-IHE and WWF.   Dr. Alain Vidal made a keynote presentation at the workshop. His presentation focused on linking resilience theory to three practical examples from CPWF work 1) one on the […]