Water, Climate Change and Resilience

“From rising sea levels to fast-disappearing glaciers, and hurricanes of unprecedented strength, water is headlining many of the planet’s
most pressing problems…”

Rachael McDonnell

From rising sea levels to fast-disappearing glaciers, and hurricanes of unprecedented strength, water is headlining many of the planet’s most pressing problems. Projections in the developing world provide an unsettling picture. Jordan, for example, could run out of water within a few decades, as could many small Pacific and Caribbean island states. Cities such as Cape Town, Chennai and São Paulo have already signalled the possibility of a future with no water at all.Rachael McDonnell, Strategic Program Director - Water, Climate Change and Resilience

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Rachael McDonnell

Strategic Program Director - Water,Climate Change and Resilience

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Aditi Mukherji

Research Group Leader – Climate Change-Adaptation and Resilience

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Water scarcity and climate resilience in Northern Ghana | IWMI
The Resilience Against Climate Change - Social Transformation Research and Policy Advocacy (REACH-STR) project, funded by the European Union and led by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), among other...
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If we can manage water better, we can adapt to climate change. Across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, IWMI and partners research and develop evidence-based water solutions for a...

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