All articles for the topic: water security

Farming

Food & Water Security

May 13, 2021. A discussion with Joanne Taylor, a post-doctoral researcher at the University of British Columbia Okanagan and facilitator of the ALN food and water security course.

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The Andes

Adaptation to Glacio-Hydrological Change in High Mountains

This dissertation explores how adaptation is studied in mountain systems as well as what we know about and might do to address growing adaptation needs in high mountain communities.

 

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Foresight analysis: Global and regional risks and hotspots (2020)

This foresight report provides information about short- and medium-term climate-related risks and analyses these risks with regard to water, food, health and regional stability.

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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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Las Vegas adaptation policies at a glance

This case study provides a short insight into climate issues faced by the city of Las Vegas and its region and the adaptation policies, plans and action to tackle them.

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Water Sector Climate Change Adaptation

This guidance aims to help incorporate climate change considerations into project planning and design in the water sector.

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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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the green book: climate change and urbanisation in south africa

The Green Book: Adapting South African settlements to climate change

The Green Book is an online planning support tool that provides quantitative evidence on the likely impacts that climate change and urbanisation will have on South Africa’s cities and towns.

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Local Solutions: Adapting to Climate Change in Small Island Developing States

Local Solutions in Small Island Developing States

This report brings together case studies that highlight how CBA projects have helped to increase the adaptive capacities of local communities in SIDS.

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Preparing for Transformative Scenario Planning (TSP) in India

As part of the ASSAR project stakeholders from Bangalore’s government, civil society, and private and academic sectors met at the IIHS Bangalore City Campus to think about Bangalore's water future.

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Mountain in Bolivia

Adaptación al Cambio Climático en comunidades en las Montañas de los Andes de Bolivia

Este informe explora las estrategias adaptación al cambio climático para las comunidades de montaña en Bolivia.

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Sajama

Plan de Adaptación al Cambio Climático del Parque Nacional Sajama

El proyecto propuso analizar los niveles de vulnerabilidad de la población al cambio climático en dos lugares afectados por el deshielo de glaciares en el Andes.

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Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes (Cusco region)

This online book ​details the innovative responses of rural populations to climate change in the Andean highlands. To read the full text please go to the article page here.

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Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes (Apurimac region)

This online book ​details the innovative responses of rural populations to climate change in the Andean highlands. To read the full text please go to the article page here.

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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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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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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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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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Restoration of Páramo native vegetation near Papallacta, Ecuador.

Protecting high mountain wetlands in Ecuador

Between 2009 and 2013, CARE worked as a strategic partner for the government of Ecuador as part of a Latin American regional project – Adaptation in Communities Facing Rapid Glacier Retreat.

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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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