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Communities living along the Ewaso Ng’iro basin journey with camels to advocate for the conservation of the river

On 15th September 2017 more than 200 participants from different counties concluded a five day trek along the Ewaso Ng’iro basin. In the scorching sun […]

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A focus on wetlands essential to tackle land degradation

Today the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has launched the Global Land Outlook, a first of its kind report on land resources and […]

Publication

A landscape approach for disaster risk reduction in 7 steps

The use of a landscape approach, although not new, is gaining prominence as an approach to effectively reduce disaster risk, adapt to climate change and enhance […]

Blog

Announcement to build Guinea dam bypasses regional collaborative process

In the middle of June, a Chinese company and the government of Guinea announced that the Chinese company is going to build the Fomi dam […]

Blog

Reflections from Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction: “We need to use nature smarter than we have in the past”

Are ecosystem based solutions to reducing risk gaining ground? And what can be done to bring these solutions from small pilots to scale and integrated […]

Publication

Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Keeping the water in the landscape, Uganda

In the not so distant past, the people of Rwambu, Uganda faced shortages of water, crop failures and waterborne diseases. This was largely created by […]

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Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Water trade-offs to reduce drought in the Tana Delta

The Tana Delta is at the far downstream end of the Tana River Basin which provides eighty percent of Nairobi’s drinking water. Fifty-sixty percent of […]

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New report: Degradation of wetlands in the Sahel is wrecking lives, driving migration

Poor management of water resources is an overlooked cause of migration from Africa to Europe. BRUSSELS, Belgium – 3rd May 2017 – Wetlands International launched […]

Publication

Factsheet – Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel

This factsheet provides an overview of the report ‘Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel‘. The Water Shocks report calls attention to the […]

Publication

Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel

This report calls attention to the worsening condition of wetlands in the Sahel and explains how this decline is undermining human well-being and compelling people […]