Agua

Children Playing at Zarqa River

Celebrating Earth Charter with Arabic WANI toolkits launch

On the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Earth Charter for North Africa and the Middle East Region, IUCN is launching two new Arabic WANI toolkits. …  

09 Nov 2010 | News story

Cuenca del río Cahoacán

Proyectos Cahoacán y Tacaná elegidos como proyectos modelo

Los proyectos Cahoacán y Tacaná de UICN fueron recientemente elegidos por la organización española Ecología y Desarrollo (ECODES) para ser parte de un selecto catálogo de innovadores proyectos de todo el mundo. …   | English

05 Nov 2010 | News story

The Mekong is the world's 12th longest river, crossing 6 countries along its 4350km course

Hydropower on the agenda at annual WANI Meeting, Lao PDR

The 12th WANI coordination meeting was held in Luang Prabang, Laos from 18 to 22 October. The meeting was set to strengthen the coordination and delivery of WANI into 2012 and beyond. Global WANI coordinators and IUCN staff, along with colleagues and partners from the Mekong region discussed in particular issues surrounding hydropower development. …  

23 Oct 2010 | News story

Community participation workshop, Morogoro (Tanzania)

The Way Forward for Water User Associations, Tanzania

IUCN together with the Pangani River Basin Management Project and Global Water Initiative partners held a 3 day workshop on sharing experiences around community participation in water resources management in Morogoro, Tanzania from 14 to 16 September. …  

12 Oct 2010 | News story

World Water Week, Stockholm: The Water Quality Challenge, 5-11 Sept 2010

Debating NEGOTIATE: toolkit on reaching agreements over water

WANI's latest toolkit NEGOTIATE was a hot topic of discussion at last month’s Water Week in Stockholm. More than 100 participants joined in a debate on negotiating water agreements and the 4R’s: rewards, risks, rights, and responsibilities in water deliberations. …  

11 Oct 2010 | News story

Tacaná, Guatemala

Transboundary waters governance in Central America

Strenghtening knowledge and capacities for shared waters  governance was the aim of a high-level workshop in El Salvador facilitated by IUCN. …  

08 Oct 2010 | News story

Intern photo: Securing Water for Ecosystems and Human Well-being: The Importance of Environmental Flows

Water and Climate: Focus of 2010 World Water Week

How does water allocation happen if water resources increasingly fluctuate? What does sustainability mean in the context of an evolving definition of “normal”? …  

06 Oct 2010 | News story

Hombre en bote en el humedal Térraba Sierpe, Costa Rica.

Encuentro de Cuencas – Reunión de cuencas hidrográficas comunitarias, Costa Rica

Del 5 al 8 de julio de este año, la Unidad de Gestión de Agua de la UICN- en conjunto con el Programa Institucional de Gestión Ambiental Integral (PROGAI) de la Universidad de Costa Rica y el CATIE (Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza), organizó un encuentro en Costa Rica dirigido a los usuarios de agua, con el objeto de compartir experiencias relacionados con el manejo de recursos hídricos. …   | English

05 Oct 2010 | News story

Women pastoralists taking part in participatory filming (Olbil, Tanzania)

Participatory Video in the Pangani Basin, Tanzania

Participatory Video, a new innovative way of capturing and sharing communities’ voices on social and environmental change, was recently introduced by the IUCN Water Programme. …  

30 Sep 2010 | News story

Fishing on Lake Kosi in St Lucia, South Africa

Securing water for all - a 2050 plan

Having the right institutions and processes in place to cope with increasing demands on water resources, under threat from climate change, is key to ensuring a clean and plentiful supply of water for the world’s growing population. …  

23 Sep 2010 | News story


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