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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

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

Students reflect on the 2018 Insaka Research Symposium

Students reflect on the 2018 Insaka Research Symposium

The 2018 Insaka Research Symposium was hosted by South African National Parks (SANParks) at Mopane Camp in Kruger National Park. It was a four-day event (11–14 June 2018) focusing on the theme ‘sustaining the ecosystem service benefits from green... Read more »

Categories: Africa Blog Climate change adaptation Ecosystems Green infrastructure Monash South Africa Resilience Student scholarships