The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water

New report “Finance options and instruments for Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA): Overview and compilation of ten examples”

A new report developed by GIZ provides an overview of available public and private financing sources to implement and sustain EbA measures. It highlights ten practical and illustrative examples to inspire project developers and practitioners interested in exploring different ways to access resources and engagement models for EbA financing. The full report is available here.
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New GIZ Publication on Transboundary Water Management

GIZ is pleased to announce a new publication on transboundary water management entitled Transboundary Water Law and Policy – Exchanging Experiences across African River Basin Organizations. The publication provides an overview of different legal and policy arrangements for transboundary water management and summarizes the results of a workshop organized by GIZ and hosted by the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) in 2015. At the workshop, high-level representatives of African RBOs and regional institutions discussed critical advances in the development and implementation of law and policy frame­works for transboundary water management and, in particular, the development of infrastructure on transboundary watercourses and the development and im­plementation of legal and policy frameworks that guide such infrastructure projects.

The publication can be found at https://www.giz.de/fachexpertise/downloads/giz2015-en-water-law-policy.pdf. Read More...
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From GIZ - Training Manuals on Sustainable Hydropower Now Available

From Susanne Schmeier of GIZ -

A collection of training manuals on sustainable hydropower, developed by GIZ together with the Mekong River Commission (MRC) and the Network on Sustainable Hydropower in the Mekong Region (NSHDM), is now complete and available online. You can download the individual training manuals focusing on topics such as sustainable ecosystems, climate change and hydropower or the transboundary dimensions of hydropower development by clicking on the links below. Read More...
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