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‘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 »

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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 »

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Strengthening local capacities for the sustainable management of the high Andean wetlands of Ayacucho, Peru

Strengthening local capacities for the sustainable management of the high Andean wetlands of Ayacucho, Peru

On 6 November, researchers from the Centro de Competencias del Agua, the Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia and the University of the West of England, presented results from the research project Strengthening local capacities for the sustainable management of Andean... Read more »

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IWSN and HWISE in the Andes

IWSN and HWISE in the Andes

As part of a larger project being jointly developed by the International Water Security Network (IWSN) and the Centro de Competencias del Agua (CCA), the 12 questions underpinning the household water insecurity index developed by the HWISE Consortium were... Read more »

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Alpaca grazing, traditional water harvesting and university sustainability plans – UWE students reflect on their research in Peru

Alpaca grazing, traditional water harvesting and university sustainability plans – UWE students reflect on their research in Peru

Elliot Tasker, Hannah Barnikel and Sophia Cockell – Geography students at UWE Bristol – are in Peru for seven weeks, conducting research with Centro de Competencias del Agua (CCA), as part of the UWE Global Water Security Project. In... Read more »

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