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Enhancing livelihoods through innovative water management in dryland India

A new article published by Water International highlights the regeneration of the formerly degraded socio-ecological system of Laporiya village in the semi-arid Salt Lake region of Rajasthan state, India. Using a multi-methods approach, comprising informant interviews, field observations, literature... Read more »

Categories: Agriculture Asia Ecosystems India News Remote sensing University of the West of England

PhD success for IWSN-supported researcher investigating strengthening smallholder livestock production

PhD success for IWSN-supported researcher investigating strengthening smallholder livestock production

Brigid Letty, a scientist at the Institute of Natural Resources (INR) in the Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods Theme has just graduated with her PhD. She received bursary support from the International Water Security Network (IWSN), through the Advanced Professional... Read more »

Categories: Africa Agriculture Blog Climate change adaptation Drought Ecosystems Institute of Natural Resources PhD

‘Environment and society in the Peruvian Andes’ workshop takes place in Bristol

On 28-30 January 2020, researchers from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), Centro de Competencias del Agua (CCA), University of Bristol and Imperial College London (ICL), plus indigenous leaders and other interested academics, came together for... Read more »

Categories: Blog Climate change adaptation Ecosystems Green infrastructure HWISE Peru Resilience River pollution South America University of the West of England Wetlands

Comparative catchment-scale water management approaches in global developing drylands zones

Comparative catchment-scale water management approaches in global developing drylands zones

The upland region of Ayacucho in Peru, the Central Plateau of Burkina Faso, and the state of Rajasthan in India have many differences. They span three continents, differ in altitude, and have different trajectories of development due variously to... Read more »

Categories: Africa Agriculture Asia Blog Climate change adaptation Ecosystems Green infrastructure India Peru University of the West of England

Presenting project results at the International Symposium ‘The mountains: Our future’

Presenting project results at the International Symposium ‘The mountains: Our future’

Three researchers from the Centro de Competencias del Agua (CCA) presented posters at the International Symposium ‘The mountains: Our future’, organized by the National Institute of Glaciers and Mountain Ecosystems (INAIGEM) at the Convention Center of the Provincial Municipality... Read more »

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