All articles for the topic: Saltwater intrusion

Tanzania

Tanzania: Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Two projects were implemented to address adaptation needs in Dar-es-Salaam and the following coastal districts: Pangani, Rufiji, Bagamoyo, and Zanzibar.

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Djibouti

Djibouti - Ecosystem-based Adaptation

This project piloted approaches for rehabilitating degraded watersheds and wadi shores to reduce seawater intrusion and floods in Djibouti.

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dry channel1thumb - climate adaptation.

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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535923cbcd97ekadappakam1 - climate adaptation.

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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53591fc0a1c45perumalpettai1 - climate adaptation.

Preventing flooding through a coastal bund

Perumalpettai's coastal bund for flood protection

Located along the low-lying coastal area of the Bay of Bengal in Tamil Nadu, only 500 m from the coast, the village...

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53591ddf1dea6kumarakudi2 - climate adaptation.

Preventing flooding through bund strengthening and shutter construction

Kumarakudi's strengthened bund protecting arable land

The coastal village of Kumarakudi in Tamil Nadu with its 2,000 inhabitants is located 3km from the seashore on...

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5359198a44aefnadupalayam1 - climate adaptation.

Flood protection through a backwater river bund

Nadupalayam's backwater river bund protecting people and land

The village of Nadupalayam is located 2 km from the shore of the Bay of Bengal in...

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535916f1d1fa1kaduvetti1 - climate adaptation.

Flood protection through a wing-wall river bund

Kaduvetti's wing-wall river bund

Kaduvetti, a village located 2.5 km from the shore of the Bay of Bengal in Tamil Nadu and home to 52 families, is severely affected...

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5345427eda976chinnakaramedu2 - climate adaptation.

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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Case Study: West Nile Delta

The West Nile delta is an important region for agriculture, tourism and industry. Sea-level rise is expected to exacerbate existing problems of coastal erosion and salt-water intrusion....

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Coastal Afforestation

The project will implement community-based climate risk reduction measures in targeted communities that are especially vulnerable to climate change. In particular, the project will ensure that...

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