FutureWater and HiView Provide Two-day Lectures on Precision Agriculture with Flying Sensors at IHE Delft

This week, FutureWater, in collaboration with its partner HiView, conducted a two-day workshop at IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, which works in association with UNESCO. The workshop was part of the master’s degree program, with seven students receiving education on the theory of flying sensors (commonly known as drones), their various applications, and their...

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WEAP Erosion Plugin Developed by FutureWater Officially Included in Software

Soil erosion plays a critical role in soil and water conservation practices. Until recently, the WEAP model (Water Evaluation And Planning Tool), widely used for water resources planning assessments and scenario analyses, did not allow for the calculation of soil erosion. The WEAP Erosion plugin developed by FutureWater, fills this gap by allowing users to...

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SOSIA+: How to secure the future of farming in a changing climate in Ghana

This week a video was created from our partnership in the SOSIA+ project. The video showcases the collaborative efforts of the partners by addressing the question: «How to secure the future of farming in a changing climate in Ghana?» Through the innovative application of smart irrigation technology and advisory tools developed and piloted within the...

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Introducing Roadside Spring Protection to Improve Water Security (RoSPro)

This article is originally from Partners for Water For the first interview of the Innovation in Progress series, we speak to Saroj Yakami and Sanjeev Bhuchar. They are part of the team currently working in Nepal’s mountainous Dhankuta municipality and Chhathar Jorpati Rural Municipality of the Dhankuta district. The project aims to enhance natural springs while...

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MAGDA Project Hits Milestone in Beaune, France

This week marked a significant milestone for the MAGDA Project as the Mid-term Review Meeting was held in the city of Beaune, France. Over the course of two days, the consortium gathered to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the progress achieved during the first half of the project. Reflecting on past achievements, the gathering also...

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Regional Workshop on Increasing Investments in Early Warning Systems Held in Bangkok

FutureWater aims to support the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in the development of a new multi-hazard Early Warning System (EWS) facility, addressing the significant exposure to disaster risks of the developing member countries (DMCs). The enhancement of multi-hazard EWS aligns with global commitments, such as the Paris Agreement, Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), Sustainable Development Goal...

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Second Part of Training on Water Accounting Successfully Held in Pakistan

This week, the second part of the Water Accounting Training for the Agriculture, Climate and Water Sector Organizations in Pakistan has been successfully completed at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) office in Islamabad, Pakistan. As an agrarian economy that heavily depends on water, it is crucial for Pakistan to adopt a more...

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FutureWater Develops a New Methodology for Mapping of Salinity Concentrations in the Mekong Delta

The latest Catch and Culture newsletter (pages 38-41), published by the Mekong River Commission Secretariat, features the pilot results of a new methodology for mapping of salinity concentrations (SIM) in the Mekong Delta. The method relies solely on satellite imagery and was developed and applied by FutureWater to support the 2023 MRC State of the...

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Nature-based Solutions for Nigeria

Our resident Nature-based Solutions expert, Jack Beard, recently travelled to Nigeria to gather evidence to inform a forthcoming pre-feasibility assessment of the potential to develop the country’s first Watershed Investment Programme (WIP). This project is one of a growing number of engagements FutureWater is supporting for the Nature for Water Facility – an organisation seeking...

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Stakeholder Consultations Held on Adaptation and Investment Planning, Georgia

Together with the Asian Development Bank, FutureWater visited and consulted ministries and other stakeholders in Tbilisi, Georgia. The objective was to get buy-in on the approach, present preliminary results, and identify gaps and scope for expanding the climate change assessment. Initial ideas on possible adaptation portfolios were presented, and priorities were discussed. The next step...

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