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Watershed conservation

Watershed conservation

  • Strengthening Bangkok’s Early Warning System to respond to climate induced flooding

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
    Date of submission:
    Phase:
    Completed
    Countries:
    Objective:

    This Technology Transfer Advances Thailand's

    • Nationally Determined Contribution to 
      • Strengthen disaster risk reduction and reduce population’s vulnerability to climate risk and extreme weather events through enhanced awareness, coordination and adaptive capacity of local communities, especially in the disaster risk-prone areas
  • Practical Action Consulting Limited

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    United Kingdom
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    Practical Action Consulting (PAC) is the consulting arm of Practical Action, an international non-governmental organisation that uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries. Through technology PAC enables poor communities to build on their skills and knowledge to produce sustainable and practical solutions - transforming their lives forever and protecting the world around them. Every year PAC uses technology to help over 1 million people out of poverty.

     

  • Gesellschaft für Organisation, Planung und Ausbildung mbH

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Germany
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    GOPA Consultants is a private consulting company with over 50 years of experience in designing and implementing technical assistance projects for national and international donors. Its main areas of competence are: educationand employment promotion; governance and economic development; infrastructure development; M&E; rural development and environment as well as statistics. Among others, GOPA has successfully implemented projects on climate change mitigation and adaptation, sustainable agriculture, food security, NRM and biodiversity, drought resilience, and food security.

  • HYDROC

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Germany
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    Hydroc is active in Water resources management and disaster risk reduction research and consultancy with a specific focus on climate change induced risks in developing countries. Activities include climate downscaling, climate change impact assessment, the development of adaptation and mitigation options, climate smart development options and climate mainstreaming considering sector overarching and holistic approaches related to water.

  • Institute of Water Resources Planning

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Vietnam
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise:

    The major  functions  of IWRP are supporting and advising the Vietnamese Government, Ministries and local authorities in water resources development strategy and planning. IWRP also actively participates in projects and research related to water, climate and ecosystems, disaster risk reduction and water governance in cooperation with national and international organizations. ICT, mathematical modelling and remote sensing are the most prevailing technologies applied by IWRP to facilitate water management, especially in the context of climate change.

  • Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Commission

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    St. Lucia
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    The OECS Commission is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to economic harmonisation and integration, protection of human and legal rights, and the encouragement of good governance between countries and dependencies in the Eastern Caribbean.  The OECS is guided by six (6)

  • Improved irrigation efficiency

    Type: 
    Technology
    Sectors:
    Objective:

    Description

    Improving irrigation efficiency aims at minimizing water use within the agricultural sector while continuing to maintain optimal crop productivity rates. Water (and energy) efficient irrigation also provides a number of environmental and socio-economic benefits. High irrigation efficiency is becoming increasingly important due to the current decrease in available water resources and growing populations that drive expansion of agricultural activities. 

  • Environmentally sound watershed

    Type: 
    Product

    The primary activity of the organization is to provide technical and planning services for the protection, conservation, and restoration of watershed resources for the well being of communities and society. The Watershed Conservation Resource Centre (WCRC) provides specialized assistance concerning watershed resource issues to a variety of organizations including; watershed groups; local, state and federal governments; non-profit organizations; conservation districts; and other entities that request assistance.

  • CTCN in Paraguay: New tool to improve the management of watersheds and water resources

    Type: 
    News
    Publication date:
    Objective:
    Sectors:
    Cross-sectoral enabler:

    As a landlocked country whose economy is predominantly based on agriculture, Paraguay is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts. Adaptation is an essential part of reducing these negative impacts. However, due to the lack of information and strategies to enhance resilience against climate risk, this country has faced environmental, social, health and economic problems.