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IWSN helps bring water professionals to the International Water Governance Workshop in Argentina

IWSN helps bring water professionals to the International Water Governance Workshop in Argentina

On 3-6 August 2016, IWSN supported the International Water Governance Workshop in Mendoza, Argentina. The event was organised by the IWSN team at University of Arizona (UA), in collaboration with the Departamento General de Irrigación (DGI) – the water... Read more »

Categories: Argentina Blog Climate change adaptation Mexico News Nexus South America Transboundary University of Arizona

Promoting water conservation at the household level in Hermosillo, Mexico

Promoting water conservation at the household level in Hermosillo, Mexico

Ana Melissa, Maria Alejandra, and Miryam Fernanda were awarded the 2016 IWSN Student Prize in July. They are undergraduate students at Universidad de Sonora in Hermosillo, Mexico. This summer, they conducted a brief but informative study and submitted a... Read more »

Categories: Blog Climate change adaptation IWSN Student Prize Mexico South America University of Arizona Water meters

Scenario planning for future water security in Hermosillo, Mexico

Scenario planning for future water security in Hermosillo, Mexico

Hermosillo, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Sonora, has 725,000 inhabitants and is a large, expanding economic and political powerhouse in the region. The city, which has seen a 50 percent population increase since 1995, is critically... Read more »

Categories: Blog Ecosystems Groundwater Mexico River basins South America University of Arizona

Resilience in an uncertain future: Part 2

Resilience in an uncertain future: Part 2

Adaptive management through science-policy dialogues in transboundary watersheds. Several decades of damming and diverting the Colorado River in the transboundary region of the United States and Mexico have caused the Colorado River delta to become a vast barren and... Read more »

Categories: Blog Climate change adaptation Ecosystems Mexico Resilience South America Transboundary University of Arizona

Among paradoxes and surrealism: A workshop on climate change adaptation in urban settlements

Among paradoxes and surrealism: A workshop on climate change adaptation in urban settlements

From 17-20 November, I participated in a workshop on climate change adaptation in urban settlements in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. This workshop was organised by the Red Nacional de Investigación Multidisciplinaria en Cambio Climático (National Interdisciplinary Research... Read more »

Categories: Blog Climate change adaptation Mexico South America University of Arizona Urban drainage

IWSN annual meeting takes place in Tucson, Arizona

IWSN annual meeting takes place in Tucson, Arizona

Partners from the IWSN reunited in September 2015 for a three-day annual meeting – this time in Tucson, Arizona, hosted by the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy at the University of Arizona (UA). The gathering assembled members... Read more »

Categories: Africa Asia China IWSN Student Prize Mexico Monash South Africa News Peru River basins South America Transboundary University of Arizona University of the West of England

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