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Integrated marine and coastal management in the western Indian Ocean: towards a sustainable oceans economySouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017The Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region has valuable and diverse coastal and marine resources, but much of its natural capital is either threatened or declining. The WIO encompasses rich diverse tropical and subtropical areas along the coastlines of Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa.OrganisationHosted and led by UNESCO, the United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) coordinates the work of 31 UN-WaterDocumentWorld Water Council, 2016Llaunched 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 merging both agendas of water and climate, in order to ensure a total integration of water in the negotiations on climate change.Document
Impacts of climate change on the cryosphere, hydrological regimes and glacial lakes of the Hindu Kush Himalayas: a review of current knowledgeInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2016The 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 and short-lived climate pollutants has increased, the atmosphere and oceans have warmed, snow and ice have diminished, and the sea level has risen.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016South 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-generated models to forecast El Niño-induced droughts.OrganisationSaciWATERs, the South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies, is a policy research institute based in Hyderabad, India.DocumentUN Women, 2015The Women for Water Partnership (WfWP) currently includes 26 women’s networks covering around 100 countries, predominantly in the developing world.DocumentGovernment of Grenada, 2001This paper provides an analysis of the current watershed, water resources and coastal zone management issues in Grenada pursuant to Grenada’s obligations on the Global Environment Facility approved Project entitled “Integrating Management of Watersheds and Coastal Areas in Small Island Watersheds and Coastal Areas in Small Island Developing States in the Caribbean.Document
Groundwater and ecosystem services: A framework for managing smallholder groundwater-dependent agrarian socio-ecologies – applying an ecosystem services and resilience approachInternational Water Management Institute, 2015This report outlines the Water, Land and Ecosystem (WLE) conceptual understanding of groundwater-dependent and groundwater-impacting ecosystem services and devises an approach to guide research and policy development related to agrarian socio-ecologies highly dependent on groundwater.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2015This case study focuses on the Arghyam’s ‘Springs Initiative’: an open platform for discussing the revival of water springs and an overarching template for springshed management in India.