All articles for the topic: Water resources management

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Adaptation for future water security in forest landscapes

This paper aimed to identify conditions that can facilitate local adaptation planning for future water security, accounting for the socio-institutional context.

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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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Risks and options from new lakes in the Andes of Peru

This study has been conducted in the framework of the SDC’s ‘Glacier Project+’ highlighting both potential risks and options from shrinking glaciers and growing lakes in the Southern Andes of Peru.

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Alliance for Global Water Adaptation

Founded in 2010, the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) is an informal network for water resources adaptation to climate change, focused on supporting experts, decision makers, and institu

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Learning Journey: Climate Resilient Agriculture

This article summarises a learning journey that engaged participants from diverse topical backgrounds in a series of discussions and (recorded) webinars on climate resilient agriculture.

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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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Webinar: Accelerating Climate Resilient Development in Cities

This webinar focuses on the SDC funded CapaCITIES project in India, which is advancing climate action planning to accelerate transformation of cities to low carbon, climate resilient cities.

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Natural Resources Group

Natural Resources Group (NRG) works to improve institutional resilience with sustainable water and environmental solutions in a water and climate challenged future.

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Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE)

HI-AWARE conducts research and pilot interventions, capacity building and policy engagement on climate resilience and adaptation in the Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra river basins.

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Building resilience through ecosystem restoration in Somali Regional State, Ethiopia

The Atlas maps the landscape and illustrates challenges and opportunities for sustainable resource management. The analysis is a roadmap to reverse environmental degradation.

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CLIMA Land Water Energy: Biofuels expansion and adaptation

This project aims to inform policymakers and stakeholders on biofuels expansion scenarios to 2030 that would support sustainable adaptation in the agricultural and bioenergy sectors of Brazil.

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Jinsha River Basin: Integrated Water Resources and Risk Management

This Sino-Swiss project aims to improve integrated water resources management, build capacity for climate change adaptation, and thereby enhance socio-economic development in the Jinsha River Basin.

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DAMP Handbook

A handbook to help local facilitators train communities to identify climate change adaptation strategies and to identify indicators of change and triggers for when to act.

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Vulnerabilidad y Resiliencia en el Altiplano Boliviano

El presente exhibe el producto de años de investigación en el área con resultados existosos de construcción de información como apoyo en la toma de desiciones para la región.

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Climate Change and Environment Network

The Climate Change & Environment Network (CC&E Network) is hosted by the Global Programme Climate Change and Environment (GPCCE) of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). I

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SDC Climate Change & Environment Network

The CC&E Network provides a knowledge exchange platform for development practitioners, organizations and SDC staff and partners working in and around climate change and environment issues

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Ministry of Environment, Moldova

The Ministry of Environment develops and promotes Moldova's state policy on environmental protection and rational use of natural resources, oriented toward creating conditions beneficial for life,

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Botswana Department of Water Affairs

The overall objective of the Department of Water Affairs is to assess, develop and protect Botswana`s water resources for sustainable contribution to socio-economic growth.

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International Water Management Institute

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is a non-profit, scientific research organization focusing on the sustainable use of water and land resources in developing countries.

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Building climate adaptation capacity in water resources planning

This report synthesizes lessons from a three-year project that used participatory planning processes to build capacity and develop tools to support climate change adaptation in Colombian watersheds.

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Global Water Partnership Southern Africa

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ICEM – International Centre for Environmental Management

ICEM – International Centre for Environmental Management is an award-winning independent technical service centre that assists government, private sector and communities to define and implement pol

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Volta Basin Authority

The Volta Basin Authority (VBA) is an agreement between Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali and Togo to promote and reinforce co-operation among them in the management and development o

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Key insights from ecosystem- and community-based adaptation practice

Climate adaptation planning requires an integrated approach that can address different local needs, priorities and knowledges while being contextualised to wider landscapes or ecosystems and scales.

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