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N. Buxa

Enabling the wise use of wetlands through integrated wetland management

An innovative action planning toolkit on wetland conservation and management is now available online. Funded by the European Commission, as part of the HighARCS project, the Wetland Resources Action Planning (WRAP) Toolkit offers researchers, technical planners and policy-makers a systematic approach to conserving and sustainably managing aquatic ecosystems and biodiversity at any site scale. The toolkit provides a suite of methods and practices, together with insights from lessons learned. …  

19 Nov 2013 | News story

Juan Carlos Sanchez

Blog: Flexibility and adaptability, ingredients for transboundary success

Blog by Juan Carlos Sanchez. One of the key messages that came out of this year’s World Water Week in Stockholm is that climate change presents an opportunity for transboundary cooperation. After a series of seminars on this topic, there seemed to be several arguments supporting this. …  

11 Nov 2013 | News story

Video Image: Nexus Nairobi workshop

Countdown to COP19: Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions [video]

In our 'Countdown to COP19' we look back at videos that contribute solutions to climate change challenges. Here we focus on a video on water infrastructure solutions for the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus. …  

08 Nov 2013 | News story

Stefano Barchiesi, IUCN Water Project Officer

Blog: Learning and sharing at the 7th GEF International Waters Conference

Blog by Stefano Barchiesi. As participants of the 7th GEF International Waters Conference started arriving in Barbados for the 4-day event, I got a better feeling of why we had been asked to support the pre-conference technical workshop on the economics of ecosystems. …  

04 Nov 2013 | News story

Capacitación sobre identificación de riesgos climáticos sobre medios de vida

Cuenta regresiva para la COP19: Ríos Que Unen Fronteras [video]

En nuestra "Cuenta regresiva para la COP19" revisemos algunos de los videos que ofrecen soluciones a los retos del cambio climático. El documental "Rivers Uniting Borders/Rios Que Unen Fronteras' es uno de ellos. …   | English

31 Oct 2013 | News story
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Mangrove Planting Competition, Keti Bunder

Experts stress need for hydro-diplomacy between India, Pakistan and Afghanistan

IUCN Pakistan and Oxfam Novib recently organised a roundtable discussion on hydro-diplomacy to improve water cooperation between India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. …  

30 Oct 2013 | News story

Women group filming, Northern Uganda

Countdown to COP19: Building resilience in times of change [video]

In less than a month, it is that time of the year again for the annual UN Climate Change conference. In the lead up to this international event, IUCN Water will promote a selection of videos on what climate change can mean in the field, and what is being done about it in rural communities across the globe. …  

28 Oct 2013 | News story

Abanderados(as) de Coatán (Guatemala - México)

Impulsando acciones en las cuencas Coatán y Suchiate (Guatemala y México) para establecer procesos de gobernanza

  • Por: Jerónimo Navarro (Ixchiguán, GT), Reynaldo Escalante (Tacaná, GT), Henry Galdámez (San Pablo, GT), Baldemar Zacarías (Cacahoatán, MX), Antonio Hernández (Cacahoatán, MX), Yolanda Pérez (Cacahoatán, MX), Victor Rodas (UICN)
  • Guatemala-México, Septiembre de 2013
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23 Oct 2013 | News story
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Rebecca Welling, Project Officer, IUCN Global Water Programme

Stepping outside the ‘water box’ to engage on Nexus issues

Blog by Rebecca Welling. This week I represented IUCN Water at the IWA Development Congress in Nairobi, Kenya. Despite the recent events there, the Congress was well attended, with over 1000 water professionals, global companies and institutions gathering to share experiences and knowledge on practical solutions, in particular for improved access to water and sanitation services for urban environments. …  

18 Oct 2013 | News story

The River Jamuna

Rivers for Life: photo competition call for entries

IUCN is pleased to announce a photo competition entitled “Rivers for Life” to showcase the diversity of the Brahmaputra/Jamuna river.
 

15 Oct 2013 | News story


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