Agua

Nadi Basin, Fiji Islands

WANI and partners working towards flood mitigation in Fiji

Frequent heavy flooding on Fiji’s West Coast has resulted in loss of lives and livelihoods in recent years. A consortium of partners, including IUCN, decided to join forces and share scientific data that will help better identify and analyse flood risks. …  

17 Dec 2010 | News story

Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Uganda

WANI supports good water governance in Uganda and Kenya

Across East Africa, governments have recognized watershed management at the local level is key to improved water resources management. …  

16 Dec 2010 | News story

Mining

Countries call answered for water to be addressed in climate negotiations

Six countries from around the world called for water to be put on the climate agenda during the 16th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. …  

07 Dec 2010 | News story

Rocio Cordoba

Live from COP16: Rocio Cordoba, Mesoamerica Water Coordinator

A new water governance project for the Mesoamerica region was launched today at COP16 in Cancun during the UN climate talks. …  

03 Dec 2010 | News story

Well-functioning watersheds provide water storage, flood control and coastal defence. They are 'natural infrastructure' for climate change adaptation

Cambio Climático y Gobernanza del Agua: promoviendo la adaptación basada en ecosistemas en Mesoamérica

Generar capacidades locales y nacionales para gestionar el agua y los ecosistemas podría ser base fundamental para combatir los impactos y efectos del cambio climático. …   | English

01 Dec 2010 | News story

Water focus square

Water and Climate Coalition at COP-16, Cancun

The Water and Climate Coalition is a multi-stakeholder coalition of partners seeking to place water resources management at the heart of climate change policy. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

Woman wading through flood waters, Nadi, Fiji

Flood risk management plan for Nadi River, Fiji

Work targeted at developing an integrated flood risk management programme for the Nadi River catchment area in Fiji has been boosted with a financial commitment from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). …  

23 Nov 2010 | News story

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Taking on the water and biofuels challenge

IUCN experts are joining forces with the oil and gas industry to tackle the risks associated with biofuel production, particularly the added stress it can put on dwindling global water supplies. …  

22 Nov 2010 | News story

Children washing laundry in a freshwater pool, with potable water, generated through upwelling from the dam, Saloum Delta, Senegal

IUCN Water marks World Toilet Day

The IUCN Water Programme, through the Water and Nature Initiative (WANI), joins the global community to mark this year's World Toilet Day, a day to raise awareness of the global sanitation crisis. …  

19 Nov 2010 | News story

Marma channel in Komadugu Yobe river basin, North East Nigeria

WANI provides participatory platforms for water decisions in West Africa

As part of the West Africa Regional Dialogue on hydraulic infrastructures initiated by ECOWAS, local communities are invited to participate with State and Basin organisations towards the decision making processes of hydro-electric dams. …   | French

11 Nov 2010 | News story


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