Credit: Marcos Villalta, Save the Children

29 October 2018

Toward a hybrid approach to water law in Africa

A new study, led by IWMI and the Pegasys Institute and funded by REACH through an Accelerated grant, explains the state of water permitting in sub-Saharan Africa and proposes a hybrid approach to water law as the way forward.

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The Turkwel river flowing south of Lodwar town, Kenya. Credit: Bernard Dupont

26 October 2018

Coping with water scarcity in the Turkwel river basin, Kenya

In a recent open access paper published in the Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies by Hirpa et al., the authors examine the drivers of water scarcity in Kenya’s Turkwel river basin, and comment on the implications for water resources planning and development.

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Ethiopia farmer using groundwater for irrigation

15 October 2018

International Day of Rural Women

A new IWMI study conducted in Ethiopia with funding support from REACH, proposes a citizen science approach to community-based monitoring of groundwater that could both improve governance and women empowerment.

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Kelly Ann Naylor, Associate Director, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Section, Programme Division, UNICEF

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