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Nature Iraq is initiating a Project called the Upper Tigris Waterkeeper (IUTW). The primary problems of Iraq’s watershed are related to pollution and degradation to the rivers themselves and upstream water diversion projects. There are few advocates for Iraq’s watershed and the people who rely upon them. Government decision-makers view the rivers as abstract resources that they can pollute, divert, drain and trade away without consideration to the communities and ecosystems that are destroyed in the wake of these activities.
The Tanzania Coastal Management Partnership (TCMP) is a small and agile group of professionals committed to creating healthy coastal environments for the country and region. We view our organization as a catalyst for effective and sustainable changes that both safeguard valuable natural resource assets...
The Siuslaw Institute, Inc, was founded in 1994 as a locally-based, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to the “sustainable improvement of community and habitat in the Coast Range of Oregon, particularly in the Siuslaw River Basin.” In 2004, the Siuslaw Basin Partnership won the Thiess International Riverprize and was encouraged by the International Riverfoundation to "twin" with another country to share expertise in restoring waterways. Other interesting links on the same topic by clicking on "read more".
SSV is leading Silicon Valley to a more sustainable future through collaboration with local government agencies, businesses, and community organizations to identify and address these highest-priority environmental issues. We do this by engaging prominent Valley organizations to proactively work toward self-imposed goals of reducing regional CO2 emissions and water use – and helping them translate those goals into measurable results.
The Ruvuma River is the natural boundary between Mozambique and Tanzania covering a distance of 650 km from the Lake Niassa to the coast and has a total length of about 760 km. The entire area of the Ruvuma River basin amounts to 152,200 square-km of which about 65% are located in Mozambique, 34% are in Tanzania, and only 0.3% within Malawi.
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Manitoba Water Stewardship provides leadership in environmental stewardship for the benefit of current and future generations of Manitobans so the social, economic and inherent environmental value of water is protected and realized. Manitoba's water and fish resources are managed sustainably and people are safe from water hazards.
"Llamado para crear una visión de Estado sobre la Amazonia ¿Qué esperamos de la Amazonia colombiana y qué papel deseamos que juegue en el futuro?” Con esa pregunta Martín von Hildebrand, director ejecutivo de la FGA, resumió los comentarios sobre el Índice de la Amazonia colombiana y la II Encuesta de Percepción Ciudadana presentados hoy al país.
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The overarching goal of SuMaRiO is to support oasis management along the Tarim River under conditions of climatic and societal changes. A main result envisaged is to develop an indicator-based Decision Support System (DSS) that allows a Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) within regional planning. This SIA will take into account the perspectives of all relevant actors and consider relevant Ecosystem Services (ESS) ...
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Peipsi Center for Transboundary Cooperation is an international non-profit institute, which works to promote balanced development of border areas, especially in Lake Peipsi/Chudskoe region. The original "Lake Peipsi Project" was begun in 1993 as an informal organization whose primary focus was research into environmental issues facing the border between Estonia and Russia.
Créé par arrêté préfectoral le 23 décembre 2002, le Syndicat Mixte d'Aménagement Hydraulique du Bassin Versant de la Somme (AMEVA) est aujourd’hui constitué de 79 Communes isolées, 22 EPCI, 12 Associations syndicales de propriétaires riverains, du Conseil général de la Somme et du Conseil général de l’Aisne.
This site is devoted to cooperation between Moldova and Ukraine to improve sustainable management of the Dniester River basin. It was developed in the frame of the UNECE / OSCE / UNEP project Action Programme to improve transboundary cooperation and sustainable management of the Dniester River basin (Dniester III)...
The Ruvuma River Basin is a shared water course between the two countries of Mozambique and Tanzania. The Development of the Ruvuma River Basin Monograph and Joint IWRM Strategy, the Ruvuma Consultancy in short, constitutes a part of the Shared Watercourses Support Project (SWCSP) for the Ruvuma, Buzi and Save river basins.
The Mahaweli Ganga Development Programme, the largest integrated rural development multi-purpose programme ever undertaken in Sri lanka was based on water resources of Mahaweli and allied six river basins. Main objectives were to increase agricultural production, Hydro-power generation, employment opportunities, and ,settlement of landless poor and flood control.
In the midst of eight years of drought, the seven states of the Colorado River Basin have agreed in 2007 to new rules to share and conserve scarce water in the region without resorting to lawsuits. The states — California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming — share the 1,450-mile river's water under a 1922 compact...Patricia Mulroy, Chairman of Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)make a speech at the 2010 American Water Summit...
Seminar organised by World Bank (WB) and South Asia Water Initiative (SAWI). The objective of the seminar is to demonstrate how development partners are joining together to improve regional cooperation on international waters by focusing resources, attention, and analysis on a particular river basin: the Ganges Basin. It targets high level government officials and development partners ...
The present condition of the riverine ecosystems of the Colorado River system, including its National Parks, results from natural processes and from human water management systems. The future condition of these riverine ecosystems will likely be strongly affected by future climate change, but ecosystem condition will also be determined by how human society responds to the stresses of climate change through changes in water diversions and the operation of existing dams.
The Ganga sub-basin extends over an area of 1086000 sq. km and lies in India, Tibet (China), Nepal and Bangladesh. The drainage area lying in India is 861404 sq.km which is nearly 26.2% of the total geographical area of the country. The sub-basin is bounded on the north by the Himalayas, on the west by the Aravallisand the ridge separating it from Indus basin, on the south by the Vindhyas and ...
The Red River Basin Organization (RRBO) is a non-profit body under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Viet Nam. The RRBO was established on April 9 2001 according to the Decision No. 39/2001 by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam. Dr. Pham Hong Giang, Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development is Chairman of the RRBO.