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HWISE in the Andes

HWISE in the Andes

As part of a larger project being jointly developed by the International Water Security Network (IWSN) and the Centro de Competencias del Agua (CCA), the 12 questions underpinning the household water insecurity index developed by the HWISE Consortium were... Read more »

Categories: Agriculture Blog Climate change adaptation HWISE Peru Resilience River basins South America University of the West of England Wetlands

Researching the seasonality and fragility of the ecosystems of the Peruvian wetlands

Researching the seasonality and fragility of the ecosystems of the Peruvian wetlands

Three students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) have travelled to Peru this summer, as part of the UWE Global Water Security Programme, to work with researchers from the Centro de Competencias del Agua (CCA).... Read more »

Categories: Agriculture Blog Climate change adaptation Ecosystems Peru South America University of the West of England UWE Global Water Security Project

Guide to traditional water harvesting and management techniques launched

WaterHarvest (previously known as Wells for India) has published Wise Water Solutions for Rajasthan, the world’s first truly comprehensive guide to traditional water harvesting and management techniques. With support from the International Water Security Network, WaterHarvest was able to... Read more »

Categories: Climate change adaptation Drought Ecosystems India News Resilience University of the West of England

Green Mendoza and its acequias: A Mexican architect’s impressions of urban greenspace in an Andean Argentine city

Green Mendoza and its acequias: A Mexican architect’s impressions of urban greenspace in an Andean Argentine city

I was fortunate enough to be invited to participate in the 2nd International Congress Water for the Future that was held in Mendoza, Argentina, on 7-9 March 2019 – my second visit to the city. It was great to... Read more »

Categories: Argentina Blog Climate change adaptation Green infrastructure Groundwater Resilience University of Arizona

How is scarce water in South Africa really allocated and what are the implications for catchment resilience and fruit production?

By Bruce Lankford (University of East Anglia), and Jon McCosh, Mlungisi Shabalala and Lutendo Mugwedi (Institute of Natural Resources) Abstract In this piece we argue that; 1) an absence of purposive managed water allocation can be observed in some... Read more »

Categories: Africa Agriculture Blog Climate change adaptation Drought Ecosystems Gamification Groundwater Nexus Resilience River basins uMngeni

World Water Congress and Exhibition: Shaping Our Water Future

World Water Congress and Exhibition: Shaping Our Water Future

Between 16-21 September, 9,815 participants from 98 countries, representing governments, utilities, academia, private companies, and international organisations, came together at Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo Exhibition Centre) to participate in a strategic platform discussing and co-creating solutions to our global... Read more »

Categories: Asia Blog Climate change adaptation Green infrastructure Resilience University of the West of England