All articles for the topic: water security

Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes

Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes

This online book ​details the innovative responses of rural populations to climate change in the Andean highlands, aided by the implementation of resilience building practices by PACC Peru.
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Practical Answers: Knowledge sharing for development

Practical Answers (available online and as an app) provides information on a wealth of technical expertise in areas such as Agriculture, Disaster Risk Reduction, Water and Sanitation and many more.

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Agua Sustentable

Agua Sustentable ("Sustainable Water") is a non-profit NGO that aims to contribute to sustainable water and environmental management at the national and international levels. Agua Sustentable focus

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Community Capacity: Enabling Local Leaders

Community Capacity: Enabling Local Leaders

This interactive, web-based case study explores strategies for building community capacity to adapt to the impacts of climate change in small island developing states in the Caribbean.

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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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Whave Solutions Ltd.

Whave is a Ugandan non-profit social enterprise working with local government and rural communities to provide water maintenance services.

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Secure safe water in Uganda’s changing climate

This CDKN film explores how precious freshwater resources could be better managed, to help increase Ugandan communities’ resilience to variations in the climate.

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Arab Integrated Water Resources Management Network

AWARENET, the Arab Integrated Water Resources Management Network is an independent,impartial regional network of training and research institutes, NGOs, government institutions and experts in the f

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Water implications of foreign direct investment in Ethiopia’s agricultural sector

Ethiopia is a country in which a lot of foreign land acquisition is occurring. This paper looks at the extent to which these investments also constitute significant acquisitions of water.

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Compendium: The USAID Climate-Resilient Development Project

The USAID CCRD Compendium describes CCRD's activities, products, findings, accomplishments. It links practitioners to resources, tools, guidance, trainings, reports and journal articles.

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Samoa village adapts to climate change-induced water scarcity

Matafa'a village's only water source was located on the coast where majority of villagers reside.  Climate change impacts has turned the area into hazard zone prone to flooding.

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Winrock International

Winrock International is a recognized leader in U.S.

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Afghan Cities for Life

This article examines the key environmental challenges facing Afghan cities, including services such as transport, water, sanitation; natural resource management; climate change and DRR.

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PARA-Agua - Chira-Piura

The project Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience (PARA-Agua) or "For Water" recognizes that climate change is negatively impacting water resources, agriculture and ecosystems in the LAC region

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Rios del Paramo al Valle

Colombian Landscape. Photo courtesy of Marisa Escobar

Rios del Paramo al Valle

Colombia's water resources management institutions need to evaluate water supply,...

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PARA-Agua - Quilca-Chili

The Quilca-Chili basin analysis is part of the Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience - Agua (PARA-Agua) or "For Water" project in Latin America.

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MOUNTAIN EVO - Peru Case Study

Living with change in Huamantanga, Peru- one of the research project Mountain-EVOs case studies

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PARA-Agua - Chinchina

Colombia Paramo. Photo curtesy of Marisa Escobar.

Robust Decision Support in the Chinchiná Basin

The project Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience (PARA-Agua) or "...

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Indian Institute of Human Settlements

The Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) is a national education institution committed to the equitable, sustainable and efficient transformation of Indian settlements.

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Protecting high mountain wetlands in Ecuador

Restoration of Páramo native vegetation near Papallacta, Ecuador. © Andrés Cordova / CARE

The parish of Papallacta is located at the foot of the Antisana glacier,...

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Adaptation to Climate Change Team

The Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT) brings leading experts from around the world together with industry, community, and government decision-makers to explore the risks posed by top-of-mind...

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Drinking water filtration and distribution system

Dasaraju Palli's water filtration unit

The village of Dasaraju Palli in Andhra Pradesh is located around 16 km from the coast of the Bay of Bengal. Clean drinking...

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Installing a drinking water purification and distribution system

Central overhead water tank and supply taps

The communities of Chepala Dibbada Palem and Chikkavani Palem in Andhra Pradesh are located 1.5 km...

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Solar powered water purification

Vengamukka Palem, a cluster of villages 5 km away from Ongole town in Andhra Pradesh, has increasingly been facing the salinisation of their groundwater aquifers and...

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