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INSIDE STORY: ‘Watershared’ – Adaptation, mitigation, watershed protection and economic development in Latin America

This new Inside Story on Climate Compatible Development by Nigel Asquith of Natura Bolivia describes how reciprocal watershed agreements – otherwise known as 'Watershared agreements' – are simple, grassroots versions of incentive-based conservation that help upper watershed forest and land managers to sustainably manage their forest and water resources to benefit both themselves and downstream water users, contributing to climate compatible development. [more...]

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FEATURE: Seeking capacity development results

How can capacity development best be organised to generate good results? Klas Sandström of Niras looks at a CDKN-supported water project where over 130 professionals increased their capacity in climate resilient planning and a Pan-Africa network in climate adaptation work was established. [more...]