Advancing farming: reports put climate- and water- smart agriculture on the top of the agenda

Agricultural water has been for decades viewed under conventional irrigation  attention in terms of public investment to other agricultural water management practices, such as rain water harvesting, that are of much relevance for smallholder-based cases. This among the key message of the Sourcebook on Water-Smart Agriculture in East Africa edited in collaboration by the Global Water Initiative East Africa (GWI-EA), CARE, the CGIAR (…)

“Water for a Sustainable World” Conference

The World Water Assessment Programme (UN-WWAP) of UNESCO, organizes a two day high level conference on Water and Sustainable Development to present the main findings of the World Water Development Report 2015, on May 21 and 22. The conference takes place at Aquae Venice, Italy, the official pavilion of EXPO Milano 2015, fully dedicated to water. (…)