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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.
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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 Gediz river basin (Turkey) is one of the nine pilot areas of the project PLEIADeS. This video tells the story of the past and current situation of water resources and irrigation in the area.
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.
SADC- Regional Strategic Action Plan on Integrated Water Resources Development and Management (2011-2015)
Southern Africa is characterised by high levels of water insecurity. Close to 100 million people in the region do not have access to safe drinking water and nearly 155 million do not have access to improved sanitation on facilies.
- Orange General