Payments for watershed services in Kenya

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017 in News |

The Pro-Poor Rewards for Environmental Services in Africa (PRESA) has published a policy brief on the role Payments for Watershed Services (PWS) can play in sustainable land management for water provision. The policy brief analyzes the potential for using PWS in the Sasumua watershed. This watershed supplies part of the water used in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Nearly 75% of the watershed is intensively cultivated on parcels of land...

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Two Adaptation Method Briefs

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in News |

The Inventory of Methods for Adaptation to Climate Change (IMACC) Project funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment,Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in cooperation with the Postdam Institute for climate Impact Research (PIK) is a global project that is running from June 2011 until August 2013. The project will hopefully be extended...

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Watershed management to be launched in the Eastern Cape

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in News |

Conservation South Africa and Environmental and Rural Solutions have spearheaded the assembling of various stakeholders working within the Umzimvubu Catchment to form a partnership based programme titled, the Umzimvubu Catchment Partnership Programme. The Umzimvubu Catchment Partnership Programme aims to conserve the full extent of the Umzimvubu River system (from source to sea) through the sustainable restoration and maintenance of the...

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