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South Asia - Climate change risks in water management : climate risks and solutions - adaptation frameworks for water resources planning, development, and management in South Asia (English)

Water management is a key development challenge in South Asia. The region - one of the most densely-populated and climate-vulnerable parts of the world - has the world’s fastest growing regional economy and the largest proportion of poorest people. ... See More +

Working Paper 124894 JAN 01, 2018

Hirji,Rafik Fatehali; Nicol,Alan; Davis,Richard Mark Disclosed

South Asia groundwater forum: regional challenges and opportunities for building drought and climate resilience for farmers, cities, and villages (English)

The South Asia Groundwater Forum provided a platform for sharing of knowledge, experience, innovation and lessons on groundwater management, and offered a platform for discussing strategies for elevating, at the policy level, the vital role groundwater plays in the water sector across South Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper 122133 DEC 01, 2017

Hirji,Rafik Fatehali; Mandal, Sushmita; Pangare, Ganesh Disclosed

Climate risks and solutions : adaptation frameworks for water resources planning, development, and management in South Asia : Summary report (English)

This Summary Report, prepared by IWMI and World Bank teams, synthesizes the findings and recommendations of a study to develop the knowledge base and tools that would assist governments in South Asia adapt to the emerging climate change challenges in the water sector by developing effective policy frameworks as well as practical planning, development and management actions that highlight the need for adaptation. ... See More +

Working Paper 124828 JUN 01, 2017

Hirji,Rafik Fatehali; Nicol,Alan; Davis,Richard Mark Disclosed

Climate change and water resources planning, development and management in Zimbabwe (Vol. 2) : summary (English)

Water is central to the Zimbabwean economy, people's livelihoods and their social well-being; its availability and reliability is a function of highly variable climatic conditions. ... See More +

Working Paper 93731 DEC 16, 2014

Davis, Richard; Hirji, Rafik Disclosed

Climate change and water resources planning, development and management in Zimbabwe : main report (English)

Water is central to the Zimbabwean economy, people's livelihoods and their social well-being; its availability and reliability is a function of highly variable climatic conditions. ... See More +

Working Paper 93731 OCT 01, 2014

Davis, Richard; Hirji, Rafik Disclosed

Climate change and water resources planning, development, and management in Zimbabwe (English)

The Zimbabwe Water Forum provides a platform for Government and Development Partners to share international best practices in the water sector between Zimbabwe and other countries. ... See More +

Brief 103629 AUG 31, 2014

Davis,Richard; Hirji,Rafik Fatehali Disclosed

Kenya - Groundwater governance case study (English)

This report presents a case study on groundwater governance in Kenya. The objectives of the study were to: (a) describe groundwater resource and socioeconomic settings for four selected aquifers; (b) describe governance arrangements for groundwater management in Kenya; and (c) identify the relevance of these arrangements for planning and implementing climate change mitigation measures. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 71726 JUN 01, 2011

Mumma, Albert; Lane, Michael; Kairu, Edward; Tuinhof, Albert; Hirji, Rafik Disclosed

Water and climate change : impacts on groundwater resources and adaptation options (English)

Adaptation to climate impacts on groundwater resources in developed and developing countries has not received adequate attention. This reflects the often poorly understood impacts of climate change, the hidden nature of groundwater and the general neglect of groundwater management. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55027 JUN 01, 2010

Clifton, Craig; Evans, Rick; Hayes, Susan; Hirji, Rafik; Puz, Gabrielle; Pizarro, Carolina Disclosed

Water and climate change : understanding the risks and making climate-smart investment decisions (English)

Climate change is real, and taking prudent measures to plan for and adapt to climate change must become an integral part of the Bank's water practice. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 52911 NOV 01, 2009

Alavian, Vahid; Qaddumi, Halla Maher; Dickson, Eric; Diez, Sylvia Michele; Danilenko, Alexander V.; Hirji, Rafik Fatehali; Puz, Gabrielle; Pizarro, Carolina; Jacobsen, Michael; Blankespoor, Brian Disclosed

Environmental flows in water resources policies, plans, and projects : findings and recommendations (English)

The overall goal of the analysis presented in this report is to advance the understanding and integration in operational terms of environmental water allocation into integrated water resources management. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 48743 JUN 02, 2009

Hirji, Rafik; Davis, Richard; Disclosed

Strategic environmental assessment : improving water resources governance and decision making - case studies (English)

The overall goal of this report is to help water resources and environment professionals within the Bank and client countries use strategic environmental assessment (SEA) to effectively implement the principles of integrated water resources management (IWRM). ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 48899 APR 01, 2009

Hirji, Rafik ; Davis, Richard Disclosed

Strategic environmental assessment : improving water resources governance and decision making (English)

The overall goal of this report is to assist water resources and environment professionals within the Bank and client countries to use Strategic environmental assessment (SEAs) to effectively implement the principles of Integrated water resources management (IWRM). ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 48729 APR 01, 2009

Hirji, Rafik; Davis, Richard; Disclosed

Environmental flows in water resources policies, plans, and projects : case studies (English)

The overall goal of this report and the accompanying report summarizing the findings and recommendations, both based on the economic and sector work (ESW), is to advance the understanding and integration in operational terms of environmental water allocation into integrated water resources management. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 48871 APR 01, 2009

Hirji, Rafik; Davis, Richard; Disclosed

Improving water security for sustaining livelihoods and growth in Tanzania (English)

The Tanzania Water Resources Assistance Strategy (TWRAS) illustrates that food security, energy security, environmental security, health security, industrial security, and social and economic security all hinge directly or indirectly on water security. ... See More +

Brief 47311 JAN 01, 2009

Hirji, Rafik ; Davis, Richard ; Brown, Francis Ato Disclosed

Climate variability and water resources in Kenya : the economic cost of inadequate management (English)

Eighty percent of Kenya is arid and semi-arid land; yet despite chronic water scarcity, the country has developed only 15 percent of its available safe water resources. ... See More +

Brief 47310 JAN 01, 2009

Mogaka, Herzron; Gichere, Samuel; Davis, Richard; Hirji, Rafik Disclosed

Climate variability and water resource degradation in Kenya - improving water resources development and management (English)

This report attempts to fill that gap for two of the most important water-related issues facing the effects of climate variability and the steady degradation of the nation's water resources. ... See More +

Publication 34854 JUL 10, 2005

Mogaka, Hezron; Gichere, Samuel; Davis, Richard; Hirji, Rafik Disclosed

Irrigation and drainage development (English)

An estimated 270 million hectares of irrigated land-about 18 percent of the world's cropland-generates about 40 percent of the world's food production. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 26321 MAR 31, 2003

Davis, Richard ; Hirji, Rafik

Water quality : assessment and protection (English)

Growing demands for water and increased pollution loads threaten the quality of many lakes, rivers, estuaries and groundwater bodies around the world and pose serious threats to public health, agricultural and industrial production, ecological functions, and biodiversity. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 26124 MAR 31, 2003

Davis, Richard ; Hirji, Rafik

Lake management (English)

According to the World Lake Vision (2003) it is estimated that lakes, both natural and manmade, store more than 90 percent of the world's surface fresh-water resources. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 26326 MAR 01, 2003

Davis, Richard; Hirji, Rafik; Mee, Lawrence Disclosed

Wastewater reuse (English)

As the demand for water increases and new sources of supply become more expensive to develop, there is an increasing need to use water more than once during the hydrological cycle. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 26325 MAR 01, 2003

Davis, Richard; Hirji, Rafik; Gool, Hugo van Disclosed

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South Asia - Climate change risks in water management : climate risks and solutions - adaptation frameworks for water resources planning, development, and management in South Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 124894 Working Paper
South Asia groundwater forum: regional challenges and opportunities for building drought and climate resilience for farmers, cities, and villages (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122133 Working Paper
Climate risks and solutions : adaptation frameworks for water resources planning, development, and management in South Asia : Summary report (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 124828 Working Paper
Climate change and water resources planning, development and management in Zimbabwe (Vol. 2) : summary (English)
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DEC 16, 2014 93731 Working Paper
Climate change and water resources planning, development and management in Zimbabwe : main report (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 93731 Working Paper
Climate change and water resources planning, development, and management in Zimbabwe (English)
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AUG 31, 2014 103629 Brief
Kenya - Groundwater governance case study (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 71726 Other Environmental Study
Water and climate change : impacts on groundwater resources and adaptation options (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 55027 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Water and climate change : understanding the risks and making climate-smart investment decisions (English)
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NOV 01, 2009 52911 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Environmental flows in water resources policies, plans, and projects : findings and recommendations (English)
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JUN 02, 2009 48743 Other Environmental Study
Strategic environmental assessment : improving water resources governance and decision making - case studies (English)
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APR 01, 2009 48899 Departmental Working Paper
Strategic environmental assessment : improving water resources governance and decision making (English)
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APR 01, 2009 48729 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Environmental flows in water resources policies, plans, and projects : case studies (English)
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APR 01, 2009 48871 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Improving water security for sustaining livelihoods and growth in Tanzania (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 47311 Brief
Climate variability and water resources in Kenya : the economic cost of inadequate management (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 47310 Brief
Climate variability and water resource degradation in Kenya - improving water resources development and management (English)
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JUL 10, 2005 34854 Publication
Irrigation and drainage development (English)
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MAR 31, 2003 26321 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Water quality : assessment and protection (English)
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MAR 31, 2003 26124 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Lake management (English)
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MAR 01, 2003 26326 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Wastewater reuse (English)
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MAR 01, 2003 26325 Working Paper (Numbered Series)