International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

Member Type: 
MENA Research Center
Sri Lanka
Research Focus Areas: 
On-farm water-use efficiency and productivity
Water valuation and pricing
System-wide water use management and modeling
Artificial and natural groundwater recharge/discharge
Groundwater pollution and degradation
Groundwater socioeconomics and policy
Climate change adaptation
Treated wastewater reuse
Modeling the water/food/energy nexus
Energy efficiency and renewable energy
Community Interests: 
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The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is a non-profit scientific research organization focusing on the sustainable use of water and land resources in developing countries. It is headquartered in Colombo, Sri Lanka, with regional offices across Asia and Africa. IWMI works in partnership with governments, civil society, and the private sector to develop scalable agricultural water management solutions that have a real impact on poverty reduction, food security, and ecosystem health.
IWMI is a member of CGIAR, a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for sustainable development. IWMI leads the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems, which combines the resources of 11 CGIAR centers and numerous international, regional, and national partners to provide an integrated approach to natural resource management research. 

Scientists & Staff

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Technical Lead

Scientists & Staff