This report presents a synthesis of Bangladesh’s solar irrigation policies, highlights the current issues faced by the energy and groundwater sector in the context of solar irrigation, and describes how the SDC-SoLAR (Swiss Development Corporation-Solar Irrigation for Agricultural Resilience) project led by the International Water Management Ins

This report presents a synthesis of India's solar irrigation policies.

The Karamoja subregion of Uganda is in a state of flux. Rapid change to the livelihoods and economic integration of people living in the region is accompanied by prevailing uncertainties over future climate impacts, with implications for the future management and availability of water and grazing resources.

This research report presents the first comprehensive framework of business models in terms of developing, marketing and scaling Index-based flood insurance (IBFI).

Enhancing accountability has become an important objective of the governance reforms over the past two decades. This has resulted in the promotion of social accountability tools, which aim to enhance citizens’ voices, reduce corruption and improve service delivery in the development sector.

Agriculture is the largest single source of environmental degradation, responsible for over 30% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, 70% of freshwater use and 80% of land conversion: it is the single largest driver of biodiversity loss (Foley et al. 2011, 2005; IPBES 2019; Willett et al. 2019).

Wastewater-fed aquaculture has a long history, especially in Asia. This report examines three empirical cases of integrated wastewater treatment and aquaculture production.

West Africa is experiencing persistent structural changes in the economic and social relations that surround individuals, households and communities. Referred to as social transformation, these changes are giving rise to growing inequalities, poverty and exclusion.

Agriculture, the largest user of water globally, is the engine of food security and an important source of employment across West Africa.

This brief discusses how water-related natural disasters are major obstacles to human well-being and sustainable development. Almost three quarters of all natural disasters between 2001 and 2018 were related to water (UNESCO and UN-Water 2020).

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