Tag: water management

// 18.07.22

Site Visit Surfaces Pilot Approaches to INRM for Green Transformation Pathways (GTP) Project in India

AidEnvironment Senior Consultant Niels Lenderink, along with Junior Consultant Jyoti Mishra, organized a field visit and meeting under the Green Transformation Pathways (GTP) project on July 6-7, 2022 in Ranchi, Jharkhand State, India. The goal of the meeting, which had participants from partner organizations, Professional Assistance For Development Action (PRADAN), Foundation for Ecological Security (FES), and the Dutch MetaMeta, was […]

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By Ana Natividad
// 14.07.22

Vacancy for a junior civil engineer based in Jharkhand or Madhya Pradesh, India – renewed posting

We are hiring! AidEnvironment is looking for a new junior civil engineer for the Green Transformation Pathways project funded by IKEA Foundation, to be based in Jharkhand or Madhya Pradesh, India.   About AidEnvironment  AidEnvironment is a not-for-profit sustainability research, strategy and advisory organization that combines data, cutting-edge technology, systemic thinking and boots on the ground understanding to achieve transformative […]

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By Ana Natividad
// 16.12.21

Improved livelihoods through integrated water resources management

Climate change has exerted substantial effects on water cycles worldwide by changing the seasonal pattern of water resources. Agago District in Uganda is particularly affected, where water flows are expected to exceed socio-ecological thresholds for hydrological cycles. This impacts ecosystems and people’s livelihoods and well-being. Coupled with environmental degradation due to flooding, deforestation and excessive tree cutting, crop and cattle […]

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By AidEnvironment
// 16.12.21

Working towards Green Transformation in India

Recently, Aidenvironment got a new program approved by the IKEA Foundation. The program focuses on regenerative agriculture and is called Green Transformation. The program will be implemented in Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh in India, together with three other partners: PRADAN, FES and MetaMeta Research. Currently, these areas in India face challenges in degradation of ecology, low agricultural returns, and increasing rural distress; all complicated by climate change. To promote […]

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By AidEnvironment
// 27.10.21

AidEnvironment demonstrates integrated water resource management for WASH at World Water Week

During SIWI World Water Week, WASH Alliance International member Aidenvironment, under its brand RAIN, and Wetlands International, Simavi, the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), and IRC organized a session on how Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) can make WASH interventions more resilient to climate change impacts. During this session, RAIN showed a video about a wetland in Northern Uganda which has […]

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By AidEnvironment
// 21.09.21

First stakeholder meeting of the LASER-PULSE East Africa Water Security project provides valuable insights

The LASER-PULSE East Africa Water Security project, of which Aidenvironment is a member of the implementing team, held its first stakeholder meeting. It was attended by 72 participants, ranging from water resources managers, NGO personnel, industry representatives, and policymakers to academics and students of water management. The participants provided valuable insights and suggestions on data, policy, and stakeholder engagement: The quality […]

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By AidEnvironment
// 26.08.21

Water Resource Management for WASH: strengthening communities for climate resilience

Northern Uganda experiences floods and droughts, impacting water supply, hygiene and health, and livelihoods. These floods and droughts seem to become more extreme, possibly linked to climate change. In the framework of the WASH SDG programme, RAIN (a brand of Aidenvironment) together with AMREF Flying Doctors and Simavi (all members of the WASH Alliance International), has piloted a solution to this problem in 2018. In […]

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// 15.07.21

Bamboo to reduce the cost of rainwater harvesting

Through the Green Future Farming Project, AidEnvironment is piloting the use of bamboo as the main structural material for rainwater harvesting tanks in coffee-growing communities in Uganda. The lower costs will enable farmers to collect more rainwater and prevent soil erosion. The Sebei region on the slopes of Mount Elgon produces some of the best specialty Arabica coffee in Uganda. […]

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By AidEnvironment
// 04.05.21

Pull out the stops on remote sensing for small scale storage in the Western Sahel

The western Sahel is drying up, degrading and arable land is getting scarce. Yet, every year, water from arid upstream lands of the western Sahel causes downstream floods. In other areas large dams leave people downstream without water. This situation raises several questions, where are these areas with excess water? Where and during what period of the year should water […]

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By AidEnvironment
// 18.12.20

Small-scale water storage in Western Sahel

Recently a consortium led by Aidenvironment won a World Bank contract for a study on operationalizing small-scale water storage initiatives with the aim of providing water security in Western Sahel. The one-year study will deliver implementation guidelines for good practices. It is known that small-scale watershed interventions can deliver significant benefits in local water resources availability for water supply, irrigation, […]

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