All articles for the topic: Water resources 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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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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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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La Autoridad Nacional del Agua (ANA)

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Downstream Voices Wetland Solutions to Reducing Disaster Risk

Introduction

Until recently, the world’s response to inevitable climate change was based on producing ever more precise forecasts of what would happen locally – running ever more...

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Climate Change and Conflict in West African Cities

Executive summary

As discussion continues over the initial findings of the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), it is worth recalling one of...

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Cross-Canada Checkup: A Canadian Perspective on Our Water Future

Executive Summary

To date, water resources have been overused and their true value has been underappreciated in Canada. In light of current and forthcoming challenges, including the...

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Análisis del contexto socio-institucional Bosque Modelo Araucarias de Alto Malleco

Este artículo sintetiza los resultados de un estudio que analiza el contexto socio-institucional en el Bosque Modelo Araucarias de Alto Malleco en los territorios de Lonquimay y Curacautín de Chile

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Adaptation to Climate Change in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

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Project description

This project assisted the World Bank in assessing the range of effective adaptation strategies in the MENA region. Research...

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Análisis del contexto socio-institucional del Bosque Modelo Jujuy

Introducción

Este artículo sintetiza los resultados de un estudio que analiza el contexto socio-institucional en el Bosque Modelo Jujuy en Argentina, dentro del marco del proyecto EcoAdapt. El...

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The importance of working at the science-society interface for adaptation to climate change in Latin America

This presentation, which is part of the EcoADAPT project, emphasises the importance of working at the science-society interface for adaptation to climate change.

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ACT Water Security Report

Introduction

As climate change progresses, the hydrologic cycle will be significantly affected by regional shifts in temperature, precipitation and extreme weather events; indeed, impacts...

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Ghana Water

Water Resource Management

Despite the fact that Ghana has considerable surface and groundwater resources, water resources will be hit hard under climate change. Under a changed climate, lower...

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Lessons learned from Guatemala NCAP Project

The goal of this project, finding appropriate points of engagement with actual policy setting and decision making processes for the introduction of climate change adaptation considerations, has...

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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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Mainstreaming CC in IWRM

Introduction

The Pangani River Basin drains Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru in northern Tanzania and flows to the Indian Ocean in the township of Pangani in Tanga Region. The River and its...

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Increasing Community Resilience to Drought in Sakai, Kenya

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Adaptation context

Lying in south-central Kenya, Makueni District is characterised by sharp contrasts...

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