E-learning for systems thinking in food, land and water

Source: Thrive - Climate change has highlighted the urgent need to transform the way we manage our land and water resources to sustain ourselves, and the COVID-19 pandemic has hammered home the truth of how closely linked people, nature and their livelihoods are. Our food and agricultural syste...

How irrigation scaling partnerships are boosting farmers’ resilience and livelihoods

Source - International Water Management Institute - By Thai Thi Minh, Senior Researcher – Innovation Scaling, IWMI Agricultural productivity has increased and farmers in Ghana and Ethiopia are more resilient to weather-related shocks. This is thanks to an IWMI-led project that has identified a ...

New FAO guidelines on calculating agriculture water use efficiency

Source - UN Water - A new publication, "Guidelines for the calculation of the agriculture water use efficiency for global reporting", by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is now available. These guidelines are intended to assist countries in understanding and com...

What is loss and damage, and what does it mean for South Asia?

Source - The Third Pole - by Shalinee Kumari - Countries in South Asia face immense and irreversible losses from the impacts of climate change. But so far, support from developed countries is lacking. The effects of climate change are already being felt across the world. As temperatures co...

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Water Evaluation and Planning (WEAP) Training

On the 28th of June, Stockholm Environment Institute Asia Center (SEI Asia) hosted and organized an online training on Water Evaluation and Planning System (WEAP) with funding support of the Swedish Government through SEI Rapid Response Fund.  WEAP is a tool designed for integrated water resour...

Transforming water research through integrated approaches

An interview with Dr. Tafadzwanashe Mabhaudhi Source: International Water Management Institute - by - Clara Colton Symmes, Princeton in Asia Fellow, IWMI - IWMI researcher Tafadzwanashe Mabhaudhi's collaborative, integrative approach to research yields studies that reveal and address the c...

Opinion: How do we adapt to an intensified water cycle?

Source: The Third Pole - By Aditi Mukherji - Crucial messages from coordinating lead author of the water chapter in the just-released IPCC report explain how we adapt to an intensified water cycle. In August 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its repor...

“မမြင်နိုင်သော” မြေအောက်ရေကို “မြင်နိုင်အောင်“ ပြုလုပ်ခြင်း (GROUNDWATER - MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE)

"GROUNDWATER - MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE" Groundwater is invisible, but its impact is visible everywhere "မမြင်နိုင်သော" မြေအောက်ရေကို "မြင်နိုင်အောင်" ပြုလုပ်ခြင်း။ မမြင်ရသောမြေအောက်ရေသည်မြင်ရသည့်နေရာတိုင်းမှာ အကျိုးသက်ရောက်စေ၏။ ကမ္ဘာ့ရေနေ့နှင့်မြေအောက်ရေ ။     ။ ကု...

Online Course: Change in water-use efficiency over time

Source: FAO elearning Academy - The course provides guidance on the rationale and the main characteristics of Indicator 6.4.1, and on how to compute the two dimensions constituting the indicator: the hydrologic and the economic component. It also highlights possible challenges related to d...

Call for Application_Solutions Search: Meaningful Youth Engagement in ADB's Greater Mekong Subregion Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program

Description: This is an open call for the Solutions Search: Meaningful Youth Engagement in ADB's Greater Mekong Subregion Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program (GMS SAFSP). This contest is a solution-sharing platform for youth in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). Through the form ...

ကမ္ဘာ့စားနပ်ရိက္ခာထုတ်လုပ်မှု အပေါ် ပြောင်းလဲမှု ဖြစ်ပေါ်စေမည့် ဆားငန်မြေစိုက်ပျိုးရေး

ပင်လယ်ရေမျက်နှာပြင်မြင့်တက်လာမှု နှင့် ခြောက်သွေ့ကာလများ ပိုမိုရှည်ကြာလာမှုများသည် ကမ်းရိုးတန်းဒေသများရှိ ကမ္ဘာ့ရေချိုအရင်းအမြစ်များအပေါ် ခြိမ်းခြောက်လျှက်ရှိနေပြီး အကျိုးဆက်အနေဖြင့် ၎င်းသည် မြေဆီလွှာတွင် ဆားဓာတ်ပါဝင်မှုကို တိုးလာစေခြင်းကြောင့် ကမ္ဘာလုံးဆိုင်ရာ စားနပ်ရိက္ခာထုတ်လုပ်မှုအပေါ် ခြိမ်းခြေ...

Mapping Myanmar’s water resources is key to developing sustainable aquaculture and improving nutrition

19 April 2021 - Source: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) - Many people in Myanmar suffer from poor nutrition because they eat too many carbohydrates – primarily rice – and too little protein. One way to overcome poor nutrition is to expand small-scale aquaculture by increasing th...

58 Mandalay villages likely to experience water shortage

29 JAN 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times - Up to 58 villages in Mandalay Region is likely to experience water shortage in the coming summer months, said Region Rural Area Development Department's Director U Soe Than. The 58 villages will cover 10 townships including Taungtha and Nwartogyi townships,...

Lesser rainfall causes reduction of irrigation water in Ngwe Taung Dam

26 Jan 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Nan San Hpoo natural water outlet, a water source of the Ngwe Taung Dam, Dimawhso Township, Kayah State, had a declining water yield, and the area had low rainfalls in the raining season, so this year, the dam will be able to supply water for ...

Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI): Exploring Potential at the Global Scale

This report presents a spatial analysis conducted at global scale to identify areas of high suitability for implementing the Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI) approach. The study used multiple global spatial datasets, and the related data were arranged under three categories – wat...

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