Throughout August, Climatelinks highlighted challenges and solutions for water security in the face of climate change. To achieve water security, the access, systems and management of water resources must be resilient to climate risks.
Explore below the many resources, blogs, videos, knowledge portals and events related to this topic, shared with us by Climatelinks community members. If you have other water security and climate change resources to share, please do so in the comment box at the bottom of this blog!
To learn more about USAID's work on water security and climate change, check out our featured blogs and resources, which includes a story on how Paani, a water project in Nepal, is engaging citizen scientists to improve Nepal’s ability to manage water resources, as well as the Philippines' Be Secure project's guidelines and lessons on climate resilient water infrastructure.
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Research, Case Studies & Tools
- Water, Security and U.S. Foreign Policy (World Wildlife Fund, 2017)
- Linking Water and Climate Diplomacy (adelphi, 2017)
- High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy - report & video (World Bank, 2016)
- Roots for the Future: The Landscape and Way Forward on Gender and Climate Change (IUCN & GGCA, 2015)
- Georgia project: Adapting to flooding risks (Adaptation Fund, 2015)
- Climate Change, Conflict, and Cooperation: Global Analysis of the Resilience of International River Treaties to Increased Water Variability (World Bank, 2014)
- Climate Technology Centre & Network Water Resources (CTCN)
- Jordan Water Project (Stanford University)
- Water Connects (adelphi, 2017)
- Integrating Climate & Water Diplomacy for Rivers (adelphi, 2017)
- Calming the Waters: Why We Need to Better Integrate Climate and Water Policy (Wilson Center, 2016)
- Water Is the Climate Challenge, Says World Bank (Wilson Center, 2016)
- When It Comes to Water Scarcity, Population Growth Tops Climate Change (Wilson Center, 2016)
- How can communities adapt to climate change and manage water? A Story From Northern Ghana (Sustainable Water Future Programme)
- Honduras project: Increasing climate change resilience and reducing vulnerabilities to water risks (Adaptation Fund, 2016)
- Argentina project: Managing and conserving water on small-scale farms (Adaptation Fund, 2016)
- Rwanda project: Applying sustainable land and water management techniques (Adaptation Fund, 2016)
- Djibouti project: Adapting and becoming resilient to drought (Adaptation Fund, 2016)
- Morocco project: Addressing drought through reviving ancient water canals (Adaptation Fund, 2016)
- High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy (World Bank, 2016)
Total Running Time
- Water and Security (World Wildlife Fund)
- Climate Crowd: Crowdsourcing human responses to climate change (World Wildlife Fund)
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