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  • Water, Conflicts and Power: Taming Conflict through Research and Engagement

    Basin, Blogs, Homepage Highlights, Mekong, Water and Food Blog September 7, 2013 at 04:36 Comments are Disabled

    This story was originally published on the Agriculture and Ecosystems blog. By Sara Drexler Throughout the river basins of the world, water management issues have been caused or exacerbated by instances of destructive conflict. On Wednesday, experts gathered at the Stockholm World Water Week session entitled “Water Management and Peacebuilding: Connecting […]

  • Ganges Project on Water Governance and Community-Based Management (G3)

    Basin, Ganges December 15, 2011 at 07:53 Comments are Disabled

    Introduction When it comes to the management and maintenance of polders, communities living in the saline-affected areas of coastal Bangladesh face numerous conflicting interests. They must prioritize water use across different sectors (water for irrigation vs. water for shrimp cultivation, pond fisheries) or within the same sector (irrigation for boro […]

  • NEGOTIATE: toolkit on reaching agreements over water

    Announcements, News October 24, 2011 at 14:40 Comments are Disabled

    The launch side event was organised to promote the use and uptake of the IUCN toolkit, as well as stir debate and feedback on reaching agreements over water. Mark Smith, Head of the IUCN Water Programme, presented the overall Water and Nature Initiative (WANI) toolkits which now include 7 publications […]

  • CPWF at Stockholm World Water Week: Large Dam Controversy

    Announcements, Events October 24, 2011 at 14:34 Comments are Disabled

    Ten years after the World Commission on Dams (WCD) published its ground-breaking study on the impacts of large dams, a special issue of Water Alternatives (“WCD+10: Revisiting the large dam debate”, www.water-alternatives.org) examined the progress and problems generated by the continued interest to construct large-scale dams throughout the world. Dams […]

  • Sao Francisco Basin Focal Project (PN56)

    Phase 1, Phase 1 Sao Francisco, Sao Francisco October 21, 2011 at 06:46 Comments are Disabled

    Introduction The São Francisco River provides about 70% of the surface water in Northeast Brazil and like much of Brazil the basin includes communities characterized by a broad range of incomes and persistent poverty.  The basin’s agricultural systems cover a similar range between capitalized export-focused enterprises and subsistence farms. Major […]

  • Companion modeling for resilient water management (PN25)

    Mekong, Phase 1, Phase 1 Mekong October 21, 2011 at 05:23 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Companion modeling for resilient water management: Stakeholders’ perceptions of water dynamics and collective learning at the catchment scale (PN25) Introduction Water management problems in the Mekong River Basin and the Himalayan highlands are complex given the rapidly changing, constrained and uncertain realities along with competition over water […]

  • Increasing water productivity in upper catchments of the Mekong and Red River Basins (PN11)

    Mekong, Phase 1, Phase 1 Mekong October 21, 2011 at 05:04 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Rice landscape management for raising water productivity, conserving resources, and improving livelihoods in upper catchments of the Mekong and Red River Basins (PN11) Introduction A complex subsistence-oriented smallholder farming system that relies on traditional practices of rice production often characterizes the upper tributary catchments of mainland Southeast […]