Water Shortage Ethiopia; Credit: Oxfam East Africa

4 June 2019

Building capacity for climate resilient WASH

Dr Katrina Charles discusses the importance of integrating climate change within any decisions around water and sanitation for building resilience in the context of worsening climate change.

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Women irrigating a farm using solar-powered water pump; Credit: Jeffery M Walcott / IWMI

9 January 2019

Making small-scale irrigation work for women

A new REACH toolkit from the International Food Policy Research Institute provides guidance for policymakers and project managers involved in planning and evaluating irrigation projects to include women.

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Women in Dubai word, Ethiopia; Credit: Catherine Grasham/REACH

5 July 2018

Towards establishing a ‘risk threshold’ in the Awash river basin, Ethiopia: Part II

The lower part of Ethiopia’s Awash Basin is characterised by low rainfall and chronic water variability. In this blog entry Dr Catherine Grasham discusses how water related risks vary within communities of the lower Awash, and how they compare to the risks experienced in the upper part of the basin.

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