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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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Climate Change Adaptation and Water Governance:Briefing Paper for Decision-Makers

Briefing for Decision Makers

In most parts of Canada, climate change is increasingly affecting the way water moves through the hydrologic cycle, which up until now has fluctuated within a...

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Climate change adaptation and water governance

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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Communicating water-related climate change risks to improve local adaptation in the Mekong delta

Adaptation challenge Every year, a high number of people are killed by floods in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. In An Giang province, floods in 2000 killed 134 people (of which 94 were children); in...
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Building Climate-Resilience in Agriculture and Water Sectors in Sudan

  Over 80% of the population in Sudan is directly dependent on agriculture or natural resources for their livelihood. This makes Sudan one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to...
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TARU Leading Edge Pvt. Ltd.

TARU was established in 1990 as an institution with trans-disciplinary expertise to engage with India's development challenges.

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Resilient Landscapes for Resilient Communities

A Beginning in Pemba from Community Forests International on Vimeo.

Context

Pemba is a small underdeveloped tropical island off the coast of Tanzania. As a small island, Pemba is...

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Adaptive planning for resilient urban water systems under an uncertain future

There is now widespread recognition across Australian water businesses that a generational shift is required away from conventional deterministic planning towards more flexible and adaptive...

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Aden City

Aden City

Aden City is the chief port of Yemen and is one of the largest natural harbors in the world with an area of about 70km² of sheltered water surrounded by Jebel Shamsan, Khoremakser, and...

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Yemen Sana'a Basin

Sana’a Basin

The Sana'a Basin is located in the Central Highlands of Yemen and includes the capital city of Sana'a. At an elevation ranging from 2,000 to 2,200m ASL, the basin is characterized...

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The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

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