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United Nations World Water Assessment Programme
Hosted and led by UNESCO, the United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) coordinates the work of 31 UN-Water members and partners in the World Water Development Report (WWDR).
Water and Climate Blue Book
World Water Council 2016
Llaunched by the Morroccan government at COP22 in Marrakech, the blue book aims to raise international awareness on the vulnerability of water in the context of climate change and the urgency of action. It also speaks in favor of merg...
Impacts of climate change on the cryosphere, hydrological regimes and glacial lakes of the Hindu Kush Himalayas: a review of current knowledge
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal 2016
The climate and cryosphere of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region have changed in the past and are very likely to change in the future. Warming of the climate system is unequivocal. The atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gases ...
Atolls and climate change: strengthening resilience
F. Gaulme / Agence française de développement 2016
At just a few meters above the waves, the atolls or low-lying coral islands surrounding a lagoon are one of the areas the most exposed to the many consequences of climate change (rising water levels, lagoon erosion, but also ocean aci...
South Africa’s drought preparedness in the water sector: too little too late?
R. Meissner; I. Jacobs-Mata / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
South Africa experiences droughts on a regular basis, often associated with significant negative impacts on society and the economy. Droughts can be forecast, and South African climate scientists have been developing computer-generate...
The 'Trickle Down' of Integrated Water Resources Management: a case study of local-level realities in the Inkomati Water Management Area, South Africa
Kristi Denby / Water Alternatives 2016
The  historical  legacy  in  South  Africa  of  apartheid  and  the  resulting  discriminatory  policies  and  power imbalances  are  critical  to&nb...
Emergence, interpretations and translations of IWRM in South Africa
Synne Movik / Water Alternatives 2016
South  Africa is  often  regarded  to  be  at  the  forefront  of  water  reform,  based  on  Integrated  Water Resources Management (IWRM) ideas. This paper e...
The importance of water, sanitation and hygiene for lymphatic filariasis and leprosy care and inclusion
C. Garsed; R. Waite / Wateraid 2016
Lymphatic filariasis (LF) and leprosy are neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) representing a significant global burden of disease morbidity. Like most NTDs, LF and leprosy are most prevalent in poor, rural and marginalised populations....
Introduction to the special Issue: Flows and practices: the politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in Southern Africa
Lyla Mehta / Water Alternatives 2016
For the past two decades, IWRM has been actively promoted by water experts as well as multilateral and bilateral donors  who have considered it to be a crucial way to address global  water management problems. IWRM  has...
Flows and practices: The politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in southern Africa
Lyla Mehta (ed); B. Derman (ed); Emmanuel Manzungu (ed) 2016
For the past two decades, IWRM has been actively promoted by water experts as well as multilateral and bilateral donors  who have considered it to be a crucial way to address global  water management problems. IWRM  has...
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Water and Climate Blue Book
World Water Council 2016
Llaunched by the Morroccan government at COP22 in Marrakech, the blue book aims to raise international awareness on the vulnerability of water in the context of climate change and the urgency of action. It also speaks in favor of merg...
Impacts of climate change on the cryosphere, hydrological regimes and glacial lakes of the Hindu Kush Himalayas: a review of current knowledge
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal 2016
The climate and cryosphere of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region have changed in the past and are very likely to change in the future. Warming of the climate system is unequivocal. The atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gases ...
Atolls and climate change: strengthening resilience
F. Gaulme / Agence française de développement 2016
At just a few meters above the waves, the atolls or low-lying coral islands surrounding a lagoon are one of the areas the most exposed to the many consequences of climate change (rising water levels, lagoon erosion, but also ocean aci...
South Africa’s drought preparedness in the water sector: too little too late?
R. Meissner; I. Jacobs-Mata / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
South Africa experiences droughts on a regular basis, often associated with significant negative impacts on society and the economy. Droughts can be forecast, and South African climate scientists have been developing computer-generate...
The 'Trickle Down' of Integrated Water Resources Management: a case study of local-level realities in the Inkomati Water Management Area, South Africa
Kristi Denby / Water Alternatives 2016
The  historical  legacy  in  South  Africa  of  apartheid  and  the  resulting  discriminatory  policies  and  power imbalances  are  critical  to&nb...
Emergence, interpretations and translations of IWRM in South Africa
Synne Movik / Water Alternatives 2016
South  Africa is  often  regarded  to  be  at  the  forefront  of  water  reform,  based  on  Integrated  Water Resources Management (IWRM) ideas. This paper e...
The importance of water, sanitation and hygiene for lymphatic filariasis and leprosy care and inclusion
C. Garsed; R. Waite / Wateraid 2016
Lymphatic filariasis (LF) and leprosy are neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) representing a significant global burden of disease morbidity. Like most NTDs, LF and leprosy are most prevalent in poor, rural and marginalised populations....
Introduction to the special Issue: Flows and practices: the politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in Southern Africa
Lyla Mehta / Water Alternatives 2016
For the past two decades, IWRM has been actively promoted by water experts as well as multilateral and bilateral donors  who have considered it to be a crucial way to address global  water management problems. IWRM  has...
Flows and practices: The politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in southern Africa
Lyla Mehta (ed); B. Derman (ed); Emmanuel Manzungu (ed) 2016
For the past two decades, IWRM has been actively promoted by water experts as well as multilateral and bilateral donors  who have considered it to be a crucial way to address global  water management problems. IWRM  has...
Understanding the water security in peri-urban Hyderabad 2015-2017
SaciWATERs / The South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies 2016
The southern Indian city of Hyderabad has seen unprecedented growth and is an emerging megacity. Some processes in its rapid urbanisation and development have had serious repercussions and are proving to be a threat to the city and it...
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United Nations World Water Assessment Programme
Hosted and led by UNESCO, the United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) coordinates the work of 31 UN-Water members and partners in the World Water Development Report (WWDR).
SaciWATERs / The South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies
SaciWATERs, the South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies, is a policy research institute based in Hyderabad, India. From its inception in 2001, it has focused on critical issues related to water resources management in south Asia. A key endeavour at SaciWATERs has been to enhance the dominant water resources management paradigm in the region with...
Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management (EJESM)
The Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management (EJESM) is based in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia. Its aim is to publish original research out put in the area of Geography, Ecology, Botany, Conservation studies, Water Resources, Urban Studies, Environmental Design and Management and other allied disciplines. It is devoted to dis...
Trisanita
Trisanita is a platform for journals of environmental sanitation. It currently includes three peer-reviewed open access journals published in Indonesia: Journal of Applied Sciences in Environmental Sanitation (JASES) (launched in March 2006); Journal of Applied Technology in Environmental Sanitation (JATES) (launched in April 2011); and Journal of Applied Phytotechnology in Environmental Sanitatio...
Asia-Pacific Water Forum
The Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF) is an independent, not-for-profit, non-partisan, non-political network  established to encourage collaborative efforts on water resources management and to accelerate the process of effective integration of water resources management into the socio-economic development process of the Asia-Pacific region. The goal of the APWF is to contribute to sustainable...
Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR)
Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) is a non-profit non-governmental organisation founded in 1993, currently operating in five 5 Indian states: Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Jharkhand. WOTR is specialised in the field of participatory watershed development and climate change adaptation. It relies on its on-field experience and in a systemic, and primarily pa...
UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)
The UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education was established in 2003. It carries out research, education and capacity building activities in the fields of water, environment and infrastructure. UNESCO-IHE continues the work that began in 1957 when IHE first offered a postgraduate diploma course in hydraulic engineering to practising professionals from developing countries. The Institute...
Global Water Forum
The Global Water Forum was established in 2010 as an initiative of the UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance in order to present knowledge and insight from leading water researchers and practitioners. The contributions provide evidence-based, accessible and freely available articles looking at local, regional and global water challenges. Specifically, the g...
University of Malawi (UNIMA)
Teaching and research university.  Departments include: Centre For Reproductive Health (CRH) Centre For Social Research (CSR) Education Research And Training (CERT) Gender Studies Unit Language Studies Unit (CLS) Research Support Centre (RSC) Water, Sanitation, Health And Appropriate Technol...
Healthy Reefs Initiative
Healthy Reefs for Healthy People is a collaborative international initiative that generates user-friendly tools to measure the health of the Mesoamerican Reef Ecosystem, and delivers scientifically credible reports to improve decision-making that effectively sustain social and ecosystem well-being.
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