All articles for the topic: water management

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Supporting Adaptation of Productive Practices

The Rombou Rural Commune in central Niger, is faced with frequent droughts as rainfall levels have steadily declined since the late 1960s, resulting in an extended dry season that now...

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Survey of urban adaptation planning

Based on a survey of 468 cities worldwide conducted in 2011, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has published a report that offers an insight into how cities worldwide are facing the...

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Rotterdam

Water management in Rotterdam

Climate proofing Rotterdam

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Social network mapping in the Guadiana river basin

Figure 1

This socio-institutional network mapping exercise was conducted in the context of the EC FP7 Mediation project. 

The following text is part of ...

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EcoAdapt

The EcoAdapt project draws on outcomes from two rounds of regional consultation with Latin American civil society organizations (CSO) and scientists. The project centres on watershed...

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Rotterdam and water: A love story

A future water plaza in Rotterdam, in rainy times. Image source: BBC News.

Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands and a globally relevant port, is...

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Map coast Netherlands

Climate change impacts in the Rhine-Meuse Delta in the Netherlands

MEDIATION project case study

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Guadalquivir river basin case study

Flamingos in the marshes of Doñana National Park (Guadalquivir basin). Source: Miguel Vazquez. www.elmundo.es

In the Guadalquivir basin, in the southern part of Spain...

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Guadiana river basin case study

The River Guadiana in the area around Serpa, Portugal. Source: Wikipedia

The Guadiana river basin, located in the south-west of Spain (and spilling over into Portugal...

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NCAP Vietnam Water Resources

For the assessment of the potential climate change impacts on water resources, different modeling methods were used, including MIKE11 and MIKEBASIN. The input data that was used included...

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Key findings from Mali NCAP Project

Major findings from each of the two case studies can be found by following the links below.

For the first case study analysis revealed that current water availability is not sufficient for...

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Key Findings from Mali Case Study 2, 'The Identification and Selection of Appropriate Water Resource Management Technologies'

Gradually the effects of the various adaptation options were simulated. Adaptation options to overcome the water deficit in Massabla were as follows:

• The construction of 40 modern...

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Key Findings from Mali Case Study 1, 'The Study of Ultimate Users of Water Resources and Dialogue with Communities'

Determining the Water Resources Potential

For the purpose of the study and with the help of local populations, a rough estimation of the potential of the three sites for...

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NeWater Project

For more than four years, NeWater studied and fostered Adaptive Integrated Water Resources Management (AWM) as a concept guiding theory and practice. Taking up the interdisciplinary...

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Mozambique NCAP Project

NCAP Mozambique: Climate Adaptation, Water and Disasters

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Lessons learned from Yemen NCAP Project

Lessons Learned from Yemen Project

The choice of adaptation strategy depends on the dictates of the particular case study region, including both physical and stakeholder inputs. While pilot...

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Adapting to water scarcity in Zimbabwe

The project addresses challenges associated with dwindling water resources for drinking and horticulture activities and animals, as well as unsustainable agricultural practices. The...

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Case Study: Tal Hadya

Wheat growing in Tal Hadya: Photo ICARDA

Tel Hadya is a water scarce area in the North of Syria. During the last 30 years droughts have frequently led to crop failure...

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