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Authorities urged to revise plans for large-scale irrigation and dam construction along Mali’s blue lifelines

Plans for large-scale irrigation and dam construction along the river Niger in Mali, require serious and urgent attention from national, regional and international authorities, according […]

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Technical Guidelines ‘Permeable Structures’

This technical guideline discusses the application of permeable structures as a close-to-nature and sustainable solution to increase sedimentation along eroded coastlines to allow re-colonisation of […]

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The world gets a first overview of mangrove health with Global Mangrove Watch

The world will get a much-needed overview of the state of its mangroves today as Global Mangrove Watch, a new, powerful remote sensing tool that […]

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Wetland ecosystems – the primary sites for Building with Nature

Wetlands form natural buffers against impacts of sea level rise, floods and storms, and they are vital for water and food security and local livelihoods. […]

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Peatlands as part of the bigger climate picture

Peatlands may be one climate puzzle piece, but should we not be looking at the bigger picture? It is 2020, and the world is most […]

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Ocean Forum empowers Demak community groups for coastal restoration

The 10 community groups, which have supported Building with Nature measures in Demak district in Java to restore the eroding coastline, are now organized in […]

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Impact of COVID-19 to the Coastal Communities of Demak

The Impact of COVID19 on poor and vulnerable people is severe. Also in Demak, Northern Java, where the Building with Nature Indonesia project works with […]

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Accelerating adaptation through Building with Nature in Asia

Through the Building with Nature Asia initiative we accelerate adaptation by integrating nature based solutions into water related infrastructure in Asia. We are building climate […]

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Opportunity to reshape action to multiple risks with a focus on vulnerable people

The impact of COVID19 on poor and vulnerable people is severe. Lockdowns and curfews imposed to curb the spread of COVID19 have brought untold economic […]