Developed by Princeton University’s Terrestrial Hydrology Group in collaboration with UNESCO IHP, G-WADI secretariats and members, regional centers, the African Flood and Drought Monitor (AFDM) monitors and forecasts meteorological, agricultural and hydrological drought at various temporal and spatial scales. It also has a multi-decadal, historical reconstruction of the terrestrial water cycle against which current conditions can be compared.

Del 12 al 15 de marzo de 2018 se dictará en la Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias Hídricas (Universidad Nacional del Litoral), Santa Fe (Argentina) el curso:

“Hydro-BID: Herramienta para el análisis de los efectos del cambio climático y la planificación de los recursos hídricos en América Latina y el Caribe”

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
REMARKS AT ONE PLANET SUMMIT Paris, 12 December 2017
[as delivered]
President Macron, Excellencies, World Bank President Jim Kim, Ladies and gentlemen,
We are not yet winning the war on climate change — the defining challenge of our times.
The Paris Agreement lays the basis for ambitious action.
But we know that current commitments will not get us there.
Every day, in every region, the front pages are dominated by weather-related disasters – storms, floods, droughts, fires.

People, planet, prosperity and peace are four priorities shared by Africa and Europe, and areas where opportunities for beneficial cooperation abound. Over the past three decades, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has worked with many organisations and institutions across Africa. This report and its accompanying interactive online service, 'Africa StoryMaps', present the key findings from this collaboration, and set out options the decision-making, research, and education communities may consider.

The specific objectives of this component of the BASAL project (implemented by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) together with the Cuban Institutions partners), in consistency with the above overall objectives of the project, are:

UNESCO-International Hydrological Programme organizes the Knowledge Forum on Water Security and Climate Change.

The aim of the Knowledge Forum will be also to facilitate knowledge exchange and to develop new projects.
Featured activities of the Knowledge Forum on Water Security and
Climate Change:

•Invited keynotes

•Enhancing partnerships on water security and climate change

 

Europe’s leading forum on development since 2006, Organized by the European Commission, the European Development Days (EDD) bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.

https://www.eudevdays.eu/about-EDD

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.

Document published in 2011 by OSS (Sahel and Sahara Observatory), focused on the design and implementation of a hydrogeological model of the Iullemeden Aquifer System. The aquifer, extending through Mali, Niger and Nigeria, is one of the two outmost important groundwater systems in the Niger basin, with groundwater flowing mainly from north to the south.

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