Solutions
Technology to build resilient communities

Technology to build resilient communities

Mobile phones, satellite mapping, and other technologies can help the world better prepare for – and respond to – disasters, such as hurricanes, floods, and landslides.

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Adaptation is the name of the game

Adaptation is the name of the game

Latin America and the Caribbean: a laboratory for climate action. A region that offers exciting opportunities to test and scale up a wide range of solutions to address climate-related issues.

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How can we build climate resilience for food security?

How can we build climate resilience for food security?

To ensure a world free of hunger, we need to use climate-smart agricultural practices such as drought-tolerant crop varieties, and agroforestry technologies that restore soil fertility and control soil erosion and desertification.

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10 stories of impact

10 stories of impact

The Global Water Partnership (GWP) celebrates 10 success stories of enhancing economic growth and human security, such as mobilising communities to manage floods in Thailand, investing in transboundary water management in Southern Africa, and preparing for regional drought in Slovakia.

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Catching the rain

Catching the rain

Rainwater harvesting can secure water resources in regions with irregular rainfall and in those facing increasing precipitation variability.

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Water is wealth for Sri Lankan farmers

Water is wealth for Sri Lankan farmers

An International Labour Organization (ILO) project has helped to restore water ‘tanks’ – artificial reservoirs used for irrigation – in an area of northern Sri Lanka where the legacy of conflict combined with climate change has brought drought and impending disaster for local farmers.

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Can nature help reverse climate change?

Can nature help reverse climate change?

Forests and peatlands absorb carbon, trees bind soil and shelter crops, mangroves protect shorelines – the conservation and expansion of natural ecosystems could reduce emissions by 30% to meet the objectives of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change by 2030.

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