All articles for the topic: Rainwater harvesting

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Rainwater harvesting system for small-scale irrigation

This case study discusses the use of an innovative and cost-efficient roof catchment rainwater harvesting system for off-season small-scale irrigation developed by IDE Honduras and Ennos AG.

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Water supply and sanitation systems

This policy brief looks at measures that cities can take to improve water supply and sanitation systems in order to build their resilience to climate change impacts.

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Adaptation to Climate Change in Mahbubnagar district, Telangana

This project aims to develop strategies for reducing negative impacts on rain-fed agriculture production systems, and bridging adaptation activity at the national level with that at the local level.

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PHD Rural Development Foundation

The  Progress Harmony Development  Chamber of Commerce and Industry, established in 1905, is a proactive and dynamic multi-State apex organisation working at the grass-root level and with strong na

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Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes (Cusco region)

This online book ​details the innovative responses of rural populations to climate change in the Andean highlands. To read the full text please go to the article page here.

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Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes (Apurimac region)

This online book ​details the innovative responses of rural populations to climate change in the Andean highlands. To read the full text please go to the article page here.

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Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes

Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes

This online book ​details the innovative responses of rural populations to climate change in the Andean highlands, aided by the implementation of resilience building practices by PACC Peru.
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Restoring reservoirs in rural Moldova

Moldova is heavily agriculture-dependent, yet current water reserves are already classified as “insufficient”. This study documents the impact of two grant-supported pilot reservoir projects.

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A famiy of Falatta nomads making their abbual journey from Sudan to South Sudan. Credit: BBC World Service (https://www.flickr.com/photos/bbcworldservice)

The Experience of Nomads in Blue Nile Area

This case study describes how Nomads in Sudan have adapted to climate change and regional insecurity by forming collaborative agreements with farmers that benefit both parties.

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The RainGrid logo consists of nine interconnected water droplets arranged in a diamond pattern with a sub-title: lot-level stormwater utilities.

RainGrid

RainGrid is a lot-level stormwater utility that offers a smarter, more cost-effective alternative to conventional stormwater infrastructure.

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Helping Communities Cope with Climate Change in the Bay of Bengal

Paribartan works with communities to create plans to address climate impacts, improve ability to cope with these impacts, test innovative practices and share lessons for advocacy and replication.

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Drip irrigation system at Onamulunga School

A holistic approach to community-based adaptation in Namibia

Namibia is plagued with a dry climate and poor soils and the country’s small-scale farmers produce the lowest agricultural yields in the world.  Climate change exacerbates these realities.

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Communities in Jamaica adopt rainwater harvesting to cope with water scarcity

Jamaica's Pleasant Valley and White Chapel towns are nationally-recognized hotspots.  Irregular rainfall and rising temperatures lead to water scarcity and crop failure.

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Fishermen on traditional dhow sailboat off the coast of Pemba, Tanzania

Scalable Resilience

Scalable Resilience builds the adaptive capacity of small island communities while innovating and sharing scalable solutions to climate change.

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ASSESSING ADAPTATION THROUGH A GENDER LENS

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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Construction of rainwater harvesting and waste water recycling facility at the Coconut Bay Beach Resort and Spa, Vieux Fort, St. Lucia

View of a section of the CBBRAS water park. Photograph courtesy of Winston Bennett

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The Special Program for Adaptation to Climate Change (SPACC) pilot...

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Pond renovation, bund and shutter construction

Kadapakkam's renovated pond and bund construction

The village of Kadapakkam with its 600 inhabitants is located around 4 km from the coastline of the Bay of Bengal in...

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Harvesting rainwater through irrigation pond and channels

Motumala's water channel

The village of Motumala, which with its approx. 4,200 inhabitants lies 2 km from the coast of the Bay of Bengal in...

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Rain water harvesting through a bund-protected pond

The people in the village of Chinnakaramedu have been facing water stress which is predicted to become worse, aggravated by climate change. Salt water intrusions have...

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Rain Water Harvesting and Agroforestry

The majority of people in Madurai district, Tamil Nadu, depend on rainfed agriculture and livestock for their livelihoods. Water for agriculture and livestock has always been a major...

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Resilient Landscapes for Resilient Communities

A Beginning in Pemba from Community Forests International on Vimeo.

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Pemba is a small underdeveloped tropical island off the coast of Tanzania. As a small island, Pemba is...

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Livelihoods Under Climate Variability and Change in Kenya's Drylands

This project will contribute to strengthening the capacities of dryland communities in Kenya to cope with climate variability, improve food production and sustain people's livelihoods.

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Yemen Sadah Basin

Sadah Basin

An intermountain basin, the Sadah Basin is situated in Yemen’s western highlands about 250km north of Sana’a as shown in Figure 3.1 below. The basin is characterized by sparse...

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Water Harvesting in Sudan

In semi arid zones such as North Darfur where the rainfall is concentrated over short periods of time, balancing water demand with supply is difficult. The regularity of rainfall and...

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