Alex McNamara, Water Lead of National Business Initiative (NBI), South Africa says that valuing the natural environment and its contribution to economies and societies is a sure way to improve climate [more...]
Many of the projected increases in extreme weather and climate events will have a direct impact on water resources - by changing rainfall patterns. Explore our stories, resources and projects to improve the climate resilience of water management, below.
FEATURE: Cape Town, South Africa – Strengthening policy support for climate adaptation and transformation
Gina Ziervogel, University of Cape Town, highlights the need for community-level capacity building and knowledge co-creation for effective water management and adaptation to climate change. [more...]
VIDEO: Kenya’s perfect storm of Covid-19, floods and locusts swarms: What does it mean for food security?
The East African region is currently facing multiple threats of locust swarms, flooding and Covid-19 that are affecting the livelihoods and food security of millions of people. CDKN spoke to James Kuria of the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) to find out more. [more...]
The Global Water Partnership (GWP) has launched the Water ChangeMaker Awards to highlight the teams and organisations that have shaped water decisions to build climate resilience. Submissions close on 14 June 2020. [more...]
This case study showcases how the installation of solar pumps for irrigation helped raise farmer incomes and reduced emissions in Dhundi, Gujarat. [more]…
This case study showcases how the installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels at a water treatment plant in Rajkot has reduced greenhouse gas emissions and inspired the municipality to scale-up in other parts of the city. [more]…
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This brief is based on the analysis of water policies, as well as the narratives of men and women involved in drinking water management practices.