Searching with a thematic focus on Water in climate change, Climate change, Environment

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    Indexing the environmental vulnerability of mountain streams in Azerbaijan.

    International Water Management Institute, 2013
    A simple environmental vulnerability assessment scheme is developed and illustrated using several streams in Azerbaijan as examples. Vulnerability of a river ecosystem is defined in terms of a combined impact of pressure factors such as water withdrawals, pollution, climate change impact on flow variability, and land use.
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    Special Report - water Issues between Nepal, India & Bangladesh: a review of literature

    Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2010
    After a thorough examination of the available literature on water issues between Bangladesh, India and Nepal, the author has observed that there is an acute lack of scholarly work on issues pertaining to water issues in South Asia. Most of the work available is in the form of newspaper articles. Additionally, the available reports do not provide an objective assessment of water issues.
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    Improved land management in the Lake Victoria basin: annual technical report July 2001 to June 2002

    World Agroforestry Centre, 2002
    This report addresses the challenges of land management in the Lake Victoria basin of East Africa. In 1999 the World Agroforestry Centre launched a major effort to identify, diagnose and reverse degradation in the Lake Victoria basin, focusing primarily on the Kenyan part of the basin.
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    Assessment of the headwaters of the Blue Nile in Ethiopia

    World Agroforestry Centre, 2012
    The  study  site  of  Fogera  Woreda  is  one  of  106  woredas of  the  Amhara National  Regional  State  and  is  located  in  the  South  Gondar  Zone,  about  65  km  north of the  Regional  capital  Bahir  Dar  town,  on  
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    Managed Aquifer Recharge: The Solution for Water Shortages in the Fergana Valley

    International Water Management Institute, 2013
    The authors of this study argue that the current practice of sequential in-channel reservoirs does not cope well with the needs of both upstream and downstream water users along the Syrdarya River Bed. As demand for food and energy increases competition for water between users of the river has increased.
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    Collecting Critical Data to Assess the Sustainability of Rural Infrastructure in Low-Income Countries

    Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2013
    Rural water systems in low-income countries often fail to deliver potable water sustainably. Reasons include socio-economic, financial, and technical challenges that are specific to the community.
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    How the people of Indonesia live with climate change and what communication can do

    BBC Media Action, 2013
    This report is part of a series from Climate Asia, worldwide study of people’s everyday experience of climate change in seven Asian countries – Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam. The project surveyed 33,500 people across the seven countries, including 4,985 households in Indonesia where research was conducted from February to October 2012.
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    Rural poverty and Food insecurity mapping at district level for improved agricultural water management in the Limpopo River Basin

    Challenge Program on Water and Food, 2013
    The purposes of this paper are to: 1) Identify areas in the Limpopo River Basin with high levels of rural poverty and food insecurity; 2) Identify areas where agricultural water management (AWM) interventions are taking place; and
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    Water and Climate Change Adaptation

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2013
    This report sets out the challenge for freshwater in a changing climate and provides policy guidance on how to navigate this new "waterscape". It highlights the range of expected changes in the water cycle and the challenge of making practical, on-site adaptation decisions for water.
  • Organisation

    British Journal of Environment and Climate Change

    British Journal of Environment and Climate Change (ISSN: 2231–4784) aims to publish original research articles, review articles and short communications.