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Sustainable water management for resilience to climate change impact on society in South Africa (SUWAM)SINTEF, 2017The report presents the key findings from the project Sustainable water management for resilience to climate change impact on society in South Africa. The project was carried out as a collaboration between SINTEF and Stellenbosch University, with Hessequa Municipality as a partner.DocumentNorwegian University of Science and Technology, 2016The main objective of this study was to quantify the impacts of climate change on hydropower resources in East Africa thereby providing a basis for integrating the impact of Climate Change in hydropower development in the region.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2017Access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene has been recognized by the international community as a basic human right (UN Resolution 64/292) that is essential to realizing all other human rights. However, a large section of the global population still faces the challenge of accessing these most basic services.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2017Draining an area of 194,200 km2, Lake Victoria Basin is one of East Africa’s most prominent landmarks. It not only provides the headwaters of the White Nile but is also central to the development and regional integration of the East Africa Community.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016This article argues that inequality in access to water and sanitation is largely caused and legitimised by different forms of invisible power that prevent universal access. It shows how invisible power combined with structural violence and experiences of unequal citizenship result in dismal access to water that cause systematic harm to poor and marginalised women and men.Document
Proceedings of the Symposium Incentivizing Mountain Communities for Ecosystem Services in the Context of a Changing Climate: International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change Assessment and Impacts on LivelihoodsInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The Context:Document
Application of eight-step methodology for reviving springs and improving springshed management in the Mid-hills of NepalInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Springs are the main source of water for millions of people in the mid-hills of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Both rural and urban communities depend on springs to meet their drinking, domestic and agricultural water needs. There is increasing evidence that springs are drying up, or their discharge is reducing throughout the HKH. As a result, communities are facing unprecedented water stress.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Solar powered irrigation pumps (SPIPs) are a proven technology, and can potentially be a game changer in Nepal’s irrigation sector by providing clean irrigation to millions of farmers. However, the relatively high capital cost of SPIPs is the main impediment that prevents large scale adoption of SPIPs.Document
Reviving springs in the Mid-hills, and promoting solar pumps in the Terai, Nepal : WLE-ICIMOD final dissemination workshop, Hotel Himalaya, Kathmandu 20 December 2016International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The Water Land and Ecosystems (WLE) project was a two-year research programme initiated in January 2015. The main objectives of the project were to obtain sustainable access to drinking water in the mid hills and agricultural water in the Terai. The spring revival component was implemented jointly with ACWADAM and Helvetas in two districts of Nepal, namely Sindupalchowk and Dailekh.Document
Status of gender, vulnerabilities and adaptation to climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalaya : impacts and implications for livelihoods, and sustainable mountain developmentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The overarching recognition in all the literature is that climate change will have huge and largely detrimental impacts on vulnerable communities, and that gender will be a defining feature in shaping individuals’ experiences of adverse circumstances.