All articles for the topic: water

Cover: Improving people’s water, energy and food security in this remote valley in Nepal requires taking into account climate change (I. Providoli).

Shaping the water–energy–food nexus for resilient mountain livelihoods

This brief presents a participatory process for assessing the status of water–energy–food systems in mountains, identifying governance and technical options and exploring alternative scenarios.

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Figure 1. The sequence of phases and features of a narrative (Source: Adam, 2008)

The Story of Water in Windhoek

The aim of the paper is to present a story about the 2015 to early 2017 Windhoek drought in the context of climate change while using the narrative approach.

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Climate Chance

Since 2015, the Climate Chance Association participates in the mobilisation against climate change
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Canada in a Changing Climate: Sector Perspectives on Impacts and Adaptation

This science assessment synthesizes over 1500 publications to provide an up-to-date picture of climate change impacts and adaptation across key Canadian sectors. 

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Restoring reservoirs in rural Moldova

Moldova is heavily agriculture-dependent, yet current water reserves are already classified as “insufficient”. This study documents the impact of two grant-supported pilot reservoir projects.

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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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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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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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Loch Leven Nature Reserve

Loch Leven Nature Reserve

Actions to increase adaptive capacity to changing rainfall patterns in the Loch Leven Nature Reserve

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Seychelles

The Seychelles consist of over 100 islands of granitic and coralline origin with...

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The Eddleston Water Project

This project investigates the possibility of reducing the flood risk to nearby communities, improving the river habitat and working with landowners and communities to maximise the benefits they would gain from such work.

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Saving water and energy with an efficient irrigation system

Poovula Doruvu's sprinkling system

Poovula Doruvu is a village of 550 people located only 1 km from the coastline of the Bay of Bengal in Andhra Pradesh. The...

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Harvesting rainwater through irrigation pond and channels

Motumala's water channel

The village of Motumala, which with its approx. 4,200 inhabitants lies 2 km from the coast of the Bay of Bengal in...

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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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Rain water harvesting through a bund-protected pond

The people in the village of Chinnakaramedu have been facing water stress which is predicted to become worse, aggravated by climate change. Salt water intrusions have...

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Sustainable Riparian Management

This article showcases a Cheviot Futures site that is investigating the benefits of managing a riparian zone in a multi-benefit sustainable manner.

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Student-led clean water initiative builds resiliency among floating villages

August 2013: Mr Duoc’s family is 1 of 23 families living in a floating village on the Red River near Hanoi. The village is difficult to access with limited electricity and a lack of basic...

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Participatory Social Return on Investment (PSROI): Greater Mekong Basin Climate Change Adaptation Planning and Costing Project

The Participatory Social Return on Investment (PSROI) framework assists in the identification of priorities and the analysis of the value of adaptation actions that build community resilience from stakeholders’ perspectives.

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Participatory Social Return on Investment (PSROI): Greater Mekong Basin Climate Change Adaptation Planning and Costing Project

The Participatory Social Return on Investment (PSROI) framework assists in the identification of priorities and the analysis of the value of adaptation actions that build community resilience from stakeholders’ perspectives.

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Using climate information to plan adaptation in Cape Town

A vegetable farmer in Philippi, a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. Source: FLICKR/KOSMOSELEEVIKE

This case study focuses on the climate dimensions of land use...

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Impacts of Climate Change on the Urban Plan of Quy Nhon City

Dr. Michael DiGregorio and Mr. Huynh Cao Van undertook a study of the role of urbanization in increasing the severity of a 2009 flood in Quy Nhon City, Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam. By interviewing...

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Community Video from South Africa

This community-based video shows the complex combination of stresses that communities are facing, which must also be supported when addressing adaptation to climate change....

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IMPACT2C

Image source: Fred Hattermann / PIK

Political discussions on the European goal to limit global warming to 2°C demands that discussions are informed by the best...

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