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11 Nov 2020 - outreach-material - project: 9912 - English Factsheet for the Nile Groundwater and Conjunctive Water Management Project
The project aim is to overcome the different barriers limiting effective utilisation and protection of shared aquifers in the upper riparian countries of the Nile. This Factsheet presents an overview of the challenges in the region and the opportunities the project will tap into to address these challenges, and the project objectives and plans.
18 Oct 2020 - report - English IWC9: Groundwater Clinic Report: “How to make visible the invisible? Tools to raise the profile of groundwater from local to global”
The objective of the session was to answer to the needs and gaps identified by participants in terms of groundwater governance. Two rounds of 40 min starting with a 10 min presentation of Ms Alice Aureli, Chief of Section ‘Groundwater Systems and Settlements’, UNESCO IHP, took place. More than 20 participants attended each round, with full positive answer to the question “Has the clinic session helped increase your understanding of the pre-identified challenges and your subsequent capacity to...
18 Oct 2020 - other - English Diagnostic form for aquifer, groundwater or conjunctive water management projects
Developed by the IHP-UNESCO, the “Diagnostic form for Experience sharing and Needs assessment” represents an opportunity for projects, partners, basin organizations and other stakeholders to identify: actions that already took place in their basin/aquifer, and that could be shared with the Community; and possible topics / interventions that may be explored for implementation.
29 Aug 2020 - report - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Mangrove Restoration and Livelihood Support Through Community Participation in Mozambique Technical Report
The Nairobi Convention Secretariat (NCS) undertook a pre-project visit from 15 to 16 January 2020 to meet with project proponents, partners, and communities to gain first-hand information about the problem that the project intends to address, mechanisms and approaches to be used, how the identified issues are associated with the livelihoods of beneficiaries, and what benefits the project will bring them. The NCS conducted a “due diligence” to ensure proponents have and will consider community...
28 Aug 2020 - project-document - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Sustainable Management of EFlows for West Coast Rivers of Madagascar: A Case of Betsiboka River
The project consists of conducting environmental flow assessment activities through sensitization and information sharing with the stakeholders. The project will carry out an environmental flow study to find out implementable solutions for managing environmental issues, in a rational and sustainable way, the river flows and sediment load of rivers coming from the Betsiboka catchments by promotion of water and technical soil conservation recommended and adapted to the situation, the reconstruc...
18 Nov 2019 - English [IWC8] Poster: IWRM Demo Project in Maldives
The Atlantic and Indian Ocean SIDS - Integrated Water Resources and Wastewater Management (IWRM AIO SIDS) project is designed to strengthen the commitment and capacity of the six participating countries to implement an integrated approach to the management of freshwater resources, with a long-term goal of enhancing their capacity to plan and manage their aquatic resources and ecosystems on a sustainable basis.
18 Nov 2019 - English [IWC8] Poster: IWRM Demo Project in Comoros
The Atlantic and Indian Ocean SIDS - Integrated Water Resources and Wastewater Management (IWRM AIO SIDS) project is designed to strengthen the commitment and capacity of the six participating countries to implement an integrated approach to the management of freshwater resources, with a long-term goal of enhancing their capacity to plan and manage their aquatic resources and ecosystems on a sustainable basis.
18 Nov 2019 - English [IWC8] Poster: IWRM Demo Project in Cabo Verde
The Atlantic and Indian Ocean SIDS - Integrated Water Resources and Wastewater Management (IWRM AIO SIDS) project is designed to strengthen the commitment and capacity of the six participating countries to implement an integrated approach to the management of freshwater resources, with a long-term goal of enhancing their capacity to plan and manage their aquatic resources and ecosystems on a sustainable basis.
18 Nov 2019 - English [IWC8] Poster: Building Resilience for Coastal Communities in the Coral Triangle: Climate-Smart Rice Improves Food Security in the Philippines
The “Strengthening Coastal and Marine Resources Management in the Coral Triangle: Southeast Asia” project aims to promote the long-term conservation and sustainable management of coastal and marine resources in the Sulu-Sulawesi Marine Ecoregion (SSME), by strengthening integrated and ecosystem-based resources management.
18 Nov 2019 - results-notes - English [IWC8] Poster: Implementing IWRM in Atlantic and Indian Ocean Small Islands
The IWRM AIO SIDS project is designed to strengthen the commitment and capacity of the six participating countries to implement an integrated approach to the management of freshwater resources, with a long-term goal of enhancing their capacity to plan and manage their aquatic resources and ecosystems on a sustainable basis.
18 Nov 2019 - English [IWC8] Poster: Alexandria Coastal Zone Management Project
The ACZMP (2010-2015) is financed by the GEF grant of US$7.15 million managed through the World Bank. The Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) is the agency responsible for overall implementation.
18 Nov 2019 - English [IWC8] Poster: ABNJ Common Oceans Tuna Project
The "Sustainable management of tuna fisheries and biodiversity conservation in the areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ)" project focuses on one of the ABNJ’s most valuable resources: tuna stocks — a key food source in need of effective management. It is a five-year project implemented by FAO and harnessing the efforts of five tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs), governments, inter-governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector.
07 Aug 2019 - outreach-material - project: 2263 - English [BSERP] Final Seminar Poster: Crimea Regional Water & Sewerage Project
The objectives of this project is to: i. Review the general Crimean W&S sector and identify priority needs for reform and finance; and ii. Development of a pilot priority investment project (STIP – Leninskiy District). Showcased at the Final Seminar of the BSERP on 14-15 February 2008, Istanbul.
07 Aug 2019 - outreach-material - project: 2263 - English [BSERP] Final Seminar Poster: Mykolaiv Water & Sewerage Project
Showcased at the Final Seminar of the BSERP on 14-15 February 2008, Istanbul.
18 Jul 2019 - experience-notes - project: 4966 - English Integration of Groundwater Management into River Basin Organizations in Southern Africa
SADC-GMI signed Memoranda of Understanding with River Basin Organizations in the SADC region to foster collaboration in ensuring that groundwater issues were included on the Work Plans of the RBO Commissions. SADC-GMI implemented research project on the Shire Transboundary River/Aquifer system shared by Malawi and Mozambique in order to investigate and subsequently promote the concept of ‘Conjunctive Water Resources Management’. SADC-GMI delivered trainings to build skills and raise awaren...
06 Jun 2019 - report - Russian Summary for Policy Makers - VOLUME 1: Transboundary Aquifers and Groundwater Systems of Small Island Developing States-Status and Trends (Russian)
The Groundwater Component of the Transboundary Waters Assessment Programme (TWAP) deals with Transboundary Aquifers (TBAs) and with Groundwater Systems of Small Island Developing States (SIDS). It was executed by the UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (IHP) and represents the first structured baseline assessment of the state of 199 transboundary aquifers and 42 SIDS groundwater systems as a basis for periodic assessments and to develop scenarios of possible future developments [Publi...
06 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] VOLUME 1: Transboundary Aquifers and Groundwater Systems of Small Island Developing States-Status and Trends
This document – Volume 1 – presents the first comprehensive indicator-based global assessment of status and trends in 199 transboundary aquifers and 42 groundwater systems of Small Island Developing States. It was prepared by UNESCO-IHP and UNESCO International Groundwater Assessment Center (IGRAC) in partnership with the Simon Fraser University (Canada) and Frankfurt Goethe University (Germany). Published in 2016.
06 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] Summary for Policy Makers - VOLUME 1: Transboundary Aquifers and Groundwater Systems of Small Island Developing States-Status and Trends (English)
This document – Volume 1 – presents the first comprehensive indicator-based global assessment of status and trends in 199 transboundary aquifers and 42 groundwater systems of Small Island Developing States. It was prepared by UNESCO-IHP and UNESCO International Groundwater Assessment Center (IGRAC) in partnership with the Simon Fraser University (Canada) and Frankfurt Goethe University (Germany). Published in 2016.
06 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - Russian [TWAP] Summary for Policy Makers - VOLUME 1: Transboundary Aquifers and Groundwater Systems of Small Island Developing States-Status and Trends (Russian)
This document – Volume 1 – presents the first comprehensive indicator-based global assessment of status and trends in 199 transboundary aquifers and 42 groundwater systems of Small Island Developing States. It was prepared by UNESCO-IHP and UNESCO International Groundwater Assessment Center (IGRAC) in partnership with the Simon Fraser University (Canada) and Frankfurt Goethe University (Germany). Published in 2016.
06 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - Chinese [TWAP] Summary for Policy Makers - VOLUME 1: Transboundary Aquifers and Groundwater Systems of Small Island Developing States-Status and Trends (Chinese)
This document – Volume 1 – presents the first comprehensive indicator-based global assessment of status and trends in 199 transboundary aquifers and 42 groundwater systems of Small Island Developing States. It was prepared by UNESCO-IHP and UNESCO International Groundwater Assessment Center (IGRAC) in partnership with the Simon Fraser University (Canada) and Frankfurt Goethe University (Germany). Published in 2016.

 

 

 

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