Project Inception Workshop, Abuja, 7-8th July

Presentations

Turning tragedy into opportunity: water management solutions for flood-recession and dry season agriculture in Nigeria (IWMI)
 

 

Data Archival and Access through Water Data Portal

 

Rural woman and her submerged home in Gboko

         

WP 1: Flood risks assessment and forecasting tools

 

Flood and irrigation management in Nigeria Experiences, challenges and opportunities

 

Turning tragedy into opportunity: situation analysis (IFPRI)

         

Brief on the activities of the National Centre for Remote Sensing, JOS

   

 


 

Photos from the Abuja workshop
 


Hon. Minister, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina launching the project
 
Dr T.O. Williams (IWMI) greeting a participant following the project launch
  A workshop participant providing feedback
 

Abuja workshop participants
 
The project launch high level panel
 

Preparing for the launch of the project
 
Salman Siddique (IWMI) presenting on the Water Data Portal
 

Ephraim Nkonya (IFPRI) presenting the situation analysis, with Dr T.O. Williams (IWMI)
 
Workshop participants
 

 


 

Press Coverage

Nigerian Tribune - FG partners IWMI to boost agricultural production

Nigerian Tribune - Flood: Nigeria to launch crop insurance for farmers

The Nation Online - Ministry Partners institute on irrigation

The Nation Online - Fed Govt mulls insurance for farmers

Punch Nigeria - FG to combat flooding with water management solutions

National Mirror - FG mulls zero tax regime for water pumps, other irrigation tools

The Business Dispatch - IWMI partners agric ministry on food security

Related Research Links

AgWater Solutions project website

AgWater Solutions project - regional Agricultural Water Management (AWM) mapping

AgWater Solutions project - AWM investment opportunities

About the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Small-Scale Irrigation (ILSSI) project

IWMI flood risk mapping in South Asia

Blog post by IWMI expert on remote sensing and water resources: Connecting farmers in Sudan with real-time flood management information

IWMI flood risk mapping in South Asia