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Entidad Ejecutora de Medio Ambiente y Agua

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Ecosystem-based adaptation and integrated water resources management

This study explores how ecosystem-based adaptation and integrated water resources management can be merged to achieve greater climate resilience in watersheds.

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FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 1-6 Summary

This is a summary article signposting the FRACTAL Learning modules 1-6 on inspirational adaptation cases in Africa.

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Transformative adaptation of rivers in an urban context (ecological infrastructure toolkit)

Ecological infrastructure plays an important role in the overall health of rivers. This toolkit supports users to design, plan, implement and finance ecological infrastructure. 

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Community Action to Address Water Scarcity in Barangay San Julian, Janiuay, Iloilo, Philippines

This case study describes how community members of Barangay San Julian have taken collective action to address water scarcity through the establishment of a community-managed water system and rainwater harvesting facility. 

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The KLiVO Portal

The KLiVO Portal collects data and information concerning climate change as well as services for a target-oriented adaption to the effects of climate change. 

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Restoration of ecosystems in Chad

The initiative aims to promote the peaceful cohabitation between local and displaced communities based on joint rehabilitation of overexploited ecosystems.

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Transformative Riverine Management in Durban

With support from the C40 Cities Finance Facility, the eThekwini Municipality is building a case for investment in transformative, city-wide urban river management. 

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The Story of Water in Windhoek

The aim of the paper is to present a story about the 2015 to early 2017 Windhoek drought in the context of climate change while using the narrative approach.

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Financing transboundary water investments

Published following the launch of the Blue Peace Index at World Water Week 2019, this thought piece considers the financing aspects of transboundary water resource management.

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AquaLinks Research and Implementation (Pty) Ltd

AquaLinks Research and Implementation (Pty.) Ltd:

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National Inventory Future Glacier Lakes Peru

The following article presents the construction and usefulness of a first National Inventory of Future Glacier Lakes in the Peruvian Andes for new pathways of water and risk management.

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Integrating Climate Adaptation in Water Catchment Planning in Uganda

This briefing note provides an overview of the results of a climate risk assessment of water resources in the Ruhezamyenda catchment in Uganda.

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Managing uncertainty under multiple drivers and disruptors

This Multi-Objective Adaptive Planning Framework incorporates responsive and adaptive planning techniques to manage the variety of future uncertainties, while meeting multiple objectives.

 

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When adaptation barriers and enablers intersect

This report highlights findings of the interactions between barriers and enablers in four semi-arid regions, and how these interactions shape the underlying conditions for adaptation action.

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Using climate information for Climate-Resilient Water Management

Based on experience and learning from ACT projects, the paper presents 10 key recommendations for integrating climate information into water resources management.

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Gestion de l’eau dans le périmètre rizicole de la plaine de Douna

Gaspillage de l'eau, baisse de la pluie, mauvaise gestion de la production, rechercher mode de gestion participatif eau et bassin-versant /meilleure résilience des exploitants/communauté.  

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Climate-Resilient Water Management: An operational framework from South Asia

The paper presents a conceptual framework for Climate-Resilient Water Management (CRWM) and provides examples of CRWM interventions developed and deployed by the ACT programme across SE Asia.

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FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 3

This case forms part of the FRACTAL Adaptation Inspiration cases: Applying an Integrated Catchment Management System to Cape Town

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Drainage Water Reuse in the Nile Delta, Egypt

A GIZ pilot measure was implemented in the Nile Delta, focussing on mixing fresh irrigation water with drainage water under controlled conditions to improve the total volume of irrigation water.

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Watershed Organisation Trust - Centre for Resilience Studies (W-CReS)

The Watershed Organisation Trust - Centre for Resilience Studies (W-CReS) aims to bridge some of the gaps between science, policy and practice and promote multi-stakeholder collaboration at all lev

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Knowledge Brokers are Key to Climate Services

Read about this potent tool to help knowledge brokers in water management to work with stakeholders to co-create solutions to water challenges.

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Potential applications of subseasonal-to-seasonal (S2S) predictions

This article shares the first comprehensive review of sectoral applications of S2S predictions, highlighting the opportunities and challenges facing their uptake.

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HyCRISTAL; Integrating Hydro-Climate Science into Policy Decisions

HyCRISTAL's goal is to understand the challenges and context of climate change impact at local level and to inform local-based solutions. The research focuses on East Africa. 

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