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Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective (English)

The majority of Northeast Brazil falls within the semi-arid zone, an area that is defined by both a minimal amount of annual rainfall (i.e., 800 millimeters per year on average) and a concentration of that rainfall during only a few months per year. ... See More +

Working Paper 90527 MAY 01, 2014

De Nys, Erwin; Engle, Nathan Portuguese

Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective (Portuguese)

The majority of Northeast Brazil falls within the semi-arid zone, an area that is defined by both a minimal amount of annual rainfall (i.e., 800 millimeters per year on average) and a concentration of that rainfall during only a few months per year. ... See More +

Working Paper 90527 MAY 01, 2014

De Nys, Erwin; Engle, Nathan English

Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society (English)

Over the course of history, dams have captivated the interest of society at large. Used to store large amounts of water, dams are also constructed to control flood waters and generate hydroelectricity. ... See More +

Brief 86500 JAN 01, 2014

De Nys, Erwin; Freitas, Paula; Persechini, Ines Portuguese

Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society : Seguranca de barragens no Brasil : engenharia a service da sociedade (Portuguese)

Over the course of history, dams have captivated the interest of society at large. Used to store large amounts of water, dams are also constructed to control flood waters and generate hydroelectricity. ... See More +

Brief 86500 JAN 01, 2014

De Nys, Erwin; Freitas, Paula; Persechini, Ines English

Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society : La seguridad de las presas en Brasil : ingenieria al servicio de la sociedad (Spanish)

Over the course of history, dams have captivated the interest of society at large. Used to store large amounts of water, dams are also constructed to control flood waters and generate hydroelectricity. ... See More +

Brief 86500 JAN 01, 2014

De Nys, Erwin; Freitas, Paula; Persechini, Ines English, Portuguese

Impacto das mudanças do clima e projeções de Demanda sobre o processo de alocação de água em Duas bacias do nordeste semiárido (Portuguese)

The Water Series Brazil is the result of joint work over the past years by the World Bank and its national partners. It raised and discussed key issues for solving some of the major problems of water resources agenda in Brazil. ... See More +

Publication 84030 NOV 01, 2013

De Nys, Erwin; Savio, Eduardo; Martins, P.R.; Frazao, Cybelle; Braga, Costa

Climate change impacts on water resources management : adaptation challenges and opportunities in Northeast Brazil (English)

The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has a unique mix of qualities and challenges when it comes to the environment. It is exceptionally endowed with natural assets, with globally significant biodiversity and valuable crops, and also harbors the world's greatest carbon sink in the Amazon. ... See More +

Working Paper 79528 JUL 01, 2013

De Nys, Erwin; Alvarez, Victor Vazquez; Engle, Nathan Lee; Frazao, Cybelle

Empowering women in irrigation management : the Sierra in Peru (English)

This report tells the story of a gender pilot that was carried out in water users' organizations for irrigated agriculture in the Peruvian highlands or Sierra region. ... See More +

Working Paper 76892 JAN 01, 2013

De Nys, Erwin; Hidrogo, Carmen; Lajaunie, Marie-Laure; Chinarro, Lara

Women leaders in the management of irrigation : a source of inspiration for the Sierra of Peru : Mujeres lideres en la gestion del riego : una fuente de inspiracion para la Sierra del Peru (Spanish)

This brief points out that in Peru many leadership positions at all levels of business, public and private, are occupied by men (over 75 percent). ... See More +

Brief 68507 DEC 01, 2011

Chinarro, Lara; Hidrogo, Carmen; De Nys, Erwin

Fostering inclusive rural innovation : the case of INCAGRO in Peru (English)

Both women and indigenous peoples face key barriers that limit their capacity to access and benefit from development projects. In a country like Peru where women and indigenous peoples represent a large share of the rural poor, integrating proactive measures into project design is crucial to reach these populations. ... See More +

Brief 65100 AUG 01, 2011

Ramirez, Ana Francisca; De Nys, Erwin; Elizabeth Dasso, Maria

Global issues for global citizens : an introduction to key development challenges (English)

This book grew out of the Global Issues seminars and is itself a testament to that two-way dialogue: the suggestion to compile the speakers' lecture notes into a book came from the students themselves. ... See More +

Publication 37452 AUG 01, 2006

Bhargava, Vinay; Chuhan, Punam; Claessens, Stijin; Bhargava, Vinay; Varma, Sona; Goldin, Ian; Anderson, Kym; Nash, John D.; Cleaver, Kevin; Okidegbe, Nwanze; De Nys, Erwin; Balachander, Jayshree; Kagia, Ruth; Shekar, Meera; Lee, Yi-Kyoung; Noble, Ian; Watson, Robert T.; Saghir, Jamal; O'Sullivan, Kyran; Sadoff, Claudia; Kemper, Karin; Grey, David; Kelleher, Kieran; Weber, Michael L.; Kuroda, Kazuhide; Avalle, Oscar; Curioni, Gaspard; Gurkhan, Asli

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 90527 Working Paper Portuguese
Living with the semi-arid and proactive drought management in Northeast Brazil : a new perspective (Portuguese)
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MAY 01, 2014 90527 Working Paper English
Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 86500 Brief Portuguese
Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society : Seguranca de barragens no Brasil : engenharia a service da sociedade (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2014 86500 Brief English
Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society : La seguridad de las presas en Brasil : ingenieria al servicio de la sociedad (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2014 86500 Brief English, Portuguese
Impacto das mudanças do clima e projeções de Demanda sobre o processo de alocação de água em Duas bacias do nordeste semiárido (Portuguese)
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NOV 01, 2013 84030 Publication
Climate change impacts on water resources management : adaptation challenges and opportunities in Northeast Brazil (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 79528 Working Paper
Empowering women in irrigation management : the Sierra in Peru (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 76892 Working Paper
Women leaders in the management of irrigation : a source of inspiration for the Sierra of Peru : Mujeres lideres en la gestion del riego : una fuente de inspiracion para la Sierra del Peru (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2011 68507 Brief
Fostering inclusive rural innovation : the case of INCAGRO in Peru (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 65100 Brief
Global issues for global citizens : an introduction to key development challenges (English)
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AUG 01, 2006 37452 Publication