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Hydropower or water power is power derived from the energy of falling water or fast running water, which may be harnessed for useful purposes.

Climate change, water conflicts and human security

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Publication date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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This report presents a comprehensive regional assessment of the Mediterranean, Middle East, and Sahel in terms of climate change impacts, vulnerabilities, conflict/cooperation and human security at various scales and in a variety of contexts. The Climate Change, Hydro Conflicts and Human Security (CLICO) project builds on interdisciplinary and cross-comparative research covering a variety of geographical scales and historical contexts to unravel social, political, environmental/ ecological and economic conditions in relation to the environment.

Vishnugad Pipalkoti Hydro Electric Project

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Publication
Publication date: 
Thursday, June 30, 2011

The objectives of the Vishnugad Pipalkoti Hydro Electric Project are: a) to increase the supply of electricity to India's national grid through the addition of renewable, low-carbon energy; and b) strengthen the institutional capacity of the borrower with respect to the preparation and implementation of economically, environmentally and socially sustainable hydropower projects. There are two components to the project.

TG-Integrated Disaster and Land Management

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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

The development objective of the Integrated Disaster and Land Management Project for Togo is to strengthen institutional capacity of targeted institutions to manage risk of flooding and land degradation in targeted rural and urban areas. There are four components to the project. The first component is institutional strengthening and awareness rising.

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