Water Security Network

How are water security and adaptive capacity measured? IWSN researchers produce special issue of ‘Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability’

Back in 2014, a team of University of Arizona (UA) researchers organized a workshop titled ‘Metrics and Measurement of Adaptation: Advances in Water Research in the Arid Americas,’ held at the UA’s Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy... Read more »

Categories: Asia China Climate change adaptation Monash South Africa Nepal News Nexus South America Transboundary University of Arizona University of the West of England

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

Transformations and pressures on the valley of binational basin Catamayo-Chira

Transformations and pressures on the valley of binational basin Catamayo-Chira

In recent years, Peruvian coastal valleys have been a focal point of development, especially for private sector agrarian investment in crop production for export and biodiesel. Agricultural frontiers have expanded, regreening the arid landscapes of dry forests in the... Read more »

Categories: Agriculture Blog Peru River basins South America Transboundary 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

How changes in rainfall and stream flows affect water security in the Indian Himalayan foothills

How changes in rainfall and stream flows affect water security in the Indian Himalayan foothills

Last summer, University of Arizona researchers along with our local partners scouted research sites in the Himalayan foothills of India’s Uttarakhand state. Here, we spoke with residents of villages along a tributary stream of the Ganges River Basin –... Read more »

Categories: Asia Blog Himalayas India News River basins Transboundary University of Arizona

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