A bean farmer in Kisolo, Uganda © Neil Palmer/CIAT

8 May 2017

Making water permits work for the poor in Africa

A comparative study across five African countries explores how to make water permit systems more effective and pro-poor.

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Research assistant, Jaqueline Nalenoi, discussing water security with a group of women in Sessia location, Samburu

21 April 2017

Understanding empowerment and water security with pastoralist women in Kenya

Research in the Samburu and Maasai communities in Northern Kenya reveals some surprising perspectives on water security and women’s empowerment.

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A girl pumps water to fill an animal drinking trough, in Centre-East region, Burkina Faso © Sarah Dickin/REACH

8 March 2017

Dry hands and dry wells: impacts of water insecurity on rural women in Burkina Faso

When water supplies run low, business dries up for women in rural Burkina Faso.

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