Water Security Network

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

Event: Seminar on new risk knowledges and social learning in the context of climate change and extreme weather

ESRC Seminar Series CASCADE-NET (Civil Agency, Society and Climate Adaptation to Weather Extremes). Seminar 5: New risk knowledges and social learning – platforms and social networks for knowledge sharing and capacity building A one-day workshop exploring the interface between... Read more »

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

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