Middle East and North Africa Water and Livelihoods Initiative - WLI
Bezaiet Dessalegn. (29/2/2016). Middle East and North Africa Water and Livelihoods Initiative - WLI.
Improving livelihoods through sustainable water and land management • CGIAR Centers: This will ensure more sustainable ecosystems and - International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), improved rural livelihoods. Emphasis is given to - International Water Management Institute (IWMI), building on local knowledge by using existing data, and social capital, research linkages, partnerships and - International Food Policy Research Institute proven methodologies and technologies in the region (IFPRI). thereby ensuring the sustainability of the impacts achieved. The Initiative also draws from a wide pool • U.S. Universities of multi-disciplinary expertise from within and - Texas A&M University (TAMU), outside the region and targets the three major - University of California at Davis (UCD), agro-ecosystems in the region – rainfed, irrigated - University of Florida (UF), and rangeland