The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water

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AGWA Policy Group's First Meeting of 2017

The AGWA Policy Group, led by SIWI, will be holding its first meeting of 2017 in early February. The Policy Group has grown a great deal over the past year but they are always seeking new supporters, partners, and colleagues. This meeting will focus on plans for the upcoming year as well as a recap of recent policy advances and events related to the AGWA network. If you are interested in joining the call or finding out more about the group, contact the Policy Group or Sofia Widforss at SIWI. Read More...

Perspectives on Climate Adaptation for Delta and Water Management

Deltares USA and NL are organizing an event in Washington DC entitled “Perspectives on Climate Adaptation for Delta and Water Management”. This meeting is a pre-event to the Decision Making under Deep Uncertainty training on November 15th and annual meeting at the World Bank, on November 16 and 17, 2016 (www.deepuncertainty.org). In the light of this event several experts based in the Netherlands will visit Washington DC. Read More...

Decision support processes for participatory water management: building capacities in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Water Center for Latin America and the Caribbean will be holding its 1st international meeting on “Decision support processes for participatory water management: building capacities in Latin America and the Caribbean” this April. This event is an important component of the “Decision Center for the Effective Management of Water” project, which is being managed by the Water Center for Latin America and the Caribbean of the Tecnológico de Monterrey together with the IADB and the FEMSA Foundation. Read More...

Decision support processes for participatory water management: building capacities in Latin America and the Caribbean

This event is an important component of the "Decision Center for the Effective Management of Water", a project of the water Center for Latin America and the Caribbean of the Tecnológico de Monterrey in conjunction with the Inter-American Development Bank and the FEMSA Foundation. In this Decision Center, organizers are creating a model for water management collaborative decision support in the region, based on modeling of physical and socio-economic processes, collaborative decision techniques and visualization tools in a space designed to foster collaboration in an immersive environment. This project also includes the renovation of the water network for Latin America and the Caribbean as a mechanism for the exchange of lessons learned in the implementation of processes of participatory management of water in the region, as well as seminars for specialists, decision makers and stakeholders.

With this meeting the organizers seek to create a space for dialogue and exchange of experiences and knowledge about water management collaborative decision support processes, in order to improve the resilience of the basins in Latin America and the Caribbean. Read More...