All articles for the topic: Arid and semi arid lands

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Improved water delivery in the delta region of Syrdarya River

Over the last 25 years the region of Syrdarya river has dried out, impoverishing local communities. Improvements to water infrastructure have helped transform the lifes of local people.

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University of La Serena

The University of La Serena is a Regional State University of Chile, committed to the Region of Coquimbo, which focuses its work in the areas of science, technology, humanities and social sciences.

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Urban-rural water allocations in semi-arid lands

This report provides an overview of the issue of water allocation in Burkina Faso, specifically how/where Ouagadougou, sources its water, as an example of the ‘urban-rural water interface’.

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Local approaches to harmonising climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction policies: Lessons from India

Summary

In the face of increasing climate-related disasters, calls for effective climate change adaptation policies are growing worldwide. Yet such policies often fail to gain priority...

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Vulnerability Assessment in Garissa

Herders watering camels in a makeshift trough, herders are taking advantage of the rains to water their livestock after a long period of drought. Image: Flickr by Ann Weru/...

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