Project Inception Workshop, Abuja, 7-8th July


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

Preparing for the launch of the project

A workshop participant providing feedback

Abuja workshop participants


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


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