Searching with a thematic focus on Water in climate change, Climate change, Environment
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- DocumentSecretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2014These guidelines were developed as part of the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project which aims to build resilience to drought by improving the Tuvalu’s water resources management.DocumentInternational Water Management Institute, 2014This research paper focuses on water demand projections (WDPs) which are widely used for future water resource planning. It argues that accurate WDPs can reduce waste or scarcity associated with overdevelopment or underdevelopment, respectively, of water resources.DocumentStockholm International Water Institute, 2014Access to water and energy of the right quality and at an affordable price underpins poverty eradication and improved health. Water is used in energy production and energy in the provision of and treatment of water. However, if we don’t manage the water resources wisely, the possibility to secure energy for all is at risk.Document
Agricultural Water management technology expansion and impact on crop yields in northern Burkina Faso (1980-2010): a reviewChallenge Program on Water and Food, 2014Exploring the links between adoption of agricultural water management interventions and livelihoods in northern Burkina FasoDocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2014Forests and trees in Southern Africa’s drylands provide a multitude of goods and services, ranging from timber and non-timber forest products (NTFPs) to carbon sequestration and the protection of watersheds and biodiversity.DocumentAfrican Journals Online - AJOL, 2013Greater use of groundwater in Sub-Saharan Africa is a pre-requisite for improved human welfare; however, the costs associated with groundwater development are prohibitively high and poorly defined. This study identifies and disaggregates the costs of groundwater development in 11 Sub-Saharan African countries, while the cost factors that most strongly affect drilling expenditures are traced.Document
Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon Demonstration Project. Blue carbon in Abu Dhabi – protecting our coastal HeritageGRID Arendal, 2013The Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon Demonstration Project, facilitated by the Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI) was a one-year project, which commenced in November 2012.DocumentWorld Business Council for Sustainable Development, 2014Comprehensive yet concise report outlining the key challenges and projected demands in the global agricultural sector, from an energy-water-food nexus perspective.DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2014This working paper explores adaptation options in Central Asia. It describes the results of research conducted by a technical assistance in Central Asia. The research combined field observations with satellite-based data and created models to demonstrate the impacts of climate change on the hydrology of the Aral Sea Basin.Document
Impact of climate change on agriculture and food crops: Options for climate smart Agriculture and local adaptation in East Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaInstitute of Resource Governance and Social Change, 2014This paper identifies some of the innovations in water use efficiency and water management at crop levels such as mulching, water diversification measures and agro-forestry system which are being used by a few successful farmers.