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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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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13 July 2018

‘Smart Handpumps’ research is the overall winner of the Vice Chancellor’s Innovation Award

Oxford’s Smart Handpumps’ research has been selected as the overall winner in the University’s inaugural Vice Chancellor’s Innovation Awards, and also won the category for impact in building capacity.

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UK Department for International Development Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

'Access to water is a defining challenge for the 21st century. The UK has already helped 43 million people to access clean water, but there is far more to be done.'

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