P.vivax Parasite Rate Maps

European Soil Data Centre (ESDAC)

BGS Groundwater Productivity Maps

LISFLOOD Hydrological Model I/O

BRUSSELS, Belgium - 3rd May 2017 - Wetlands International launched a report at the Red Cross EU Office in Brussels, aimed at highlighting to policymakers the relationship between the health of wetland ecosystems and involuntary human migration in the Sahel region of Africa. Entitled ‘Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel’ the publication examines how poor water management leads to degradation of ecosystems, and is an overlooked cause of human migration, including to Europe.

Climate Hazards Group InfraRed Precipitation with Station data (CHIRPS) is a 30+ year quasi-global rainfall dataset. Spanning 50°S-50°N (and all longitudes), starting in 1981 to near-present, CHIRPS incorporates 0.05° resolution satellite imagery with in-situ station data to create gridded rainfall time series for trend analysis and seasonal drought monitoring. As of February 12th, 2015, version 2.0 of CHIRPS is complete and available to the public. More info:http://chg.ucsb.edu/data/chirps/

Water and sanitation, as absolute necessities for people, planet and prosperity, are at the very core of sustainable development. In embarking upon the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with a dedicated goal on water and sanitation, credible data is needed to underpin sector advocacy, stimulate political commitment, inform decision making and trigger well-placed investment towards optimum health, environment and economic gains.

 

L’eau au service de la croissance et de la lutte contre la pauvreté dans le bassin transfrontalier de la Mékrou (Burkina Faso, Bénin et Niger) – Réunion sur les données et la mise en place d’un système d’information.

 

(Cotonou, Benin) –  Le prochain 5-7 novembre 2014 à l’Hôtel du Lac à Cotonou (Benin) aura lieu une réunion du projet international « L’eau au service de la croissance et de la lutte contre la pauvreté dans le bassin transfrontalier de la Mékrou ». Ce projet a été initié en mars 2014 à Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso).

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