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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Rapid industrial growth attracts the rural poor to Dhaka City, Bangladesh © Nushrat Yeasmin/REACH

16 February 2017

Life on the banks of a polluted river

The Turag River so polluted that it jeopardises the water security and health of workers and communities living on the riverbanks in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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