News in 2011

FutureWater moves to new address

Since 9 December 2011, the office of FutureWater has moved to a new location. Our new office has a larger meeting room and offers more work space. The address of our new location is: FutureWater Costerweg 1V 6702 AA Wageningen The Netherlands Tel: +31 (0)317 460050

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FutureWater presents the DMIAT for Vietnam during the Water & Climate Services workshop

In November, NL EVD International commissioned a call to write a proposal for an ‘Early Deliverable’ to be presented in Vietnam. The call to write a proposal was send to the partners of the ‘Convenant Informatieketen voor Water en Klimaat’ (CIWK). FutureWater, among Neelen & Schuurmans and HKV, were selected to present an ‘Early Deliverable’ […]

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Two workshops finalize Design Phase of Green Water Credits – Kenya

A pre-concluding workshop for Green Water Credits Kenya, Phase II, was held from 6-7 September 2011 in Nairobi, focused on decision makers. Peter Droogers of FutureWater assisted this meeting and presented the key findings and conclusions of the biophysicial and cost-benefit analysis. The meeting has been followed by a concluding workshop targeted at all the […]

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Final meeting of erosion and reservoir sedimentation study in Kenya

A meeting was organized to present the final report of the Physiographical Baseline Survey for the Upper Tana Catchment Area in Kenya, carried out by a team of nearly twenty local and international experts during one year. The event was organized in the Tana headquarters of the national water authority (WRMA), in Embu, the 9th […]

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FutureWater contributes to climate change experts’ panel

Walter Immerzeel from FutureWater joined a panel of some of the world’s leading climate and glacier scientists. The 24 researchers, including three Nobel Laureates, issued a report today “Fate of Mountain Glaciers in the Anthropocene” The authors of the report list numerous examples of glacial decline around the world and the evidence linking that decline […]

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Water and Adaptation Interventions in Central and West Asia

Under the leadership of the Finnish Consulting Group and in collaboration with the Finnish Meteorological Institute, FutureWater has recently started a new project on climate change adaptation in Central Asia. The project is financially support by the Asian Development Bank and will be executed during the next 1.5 years.  The project will be focused on […]

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Irrigation Potential study in Burundi, Eastern DRC, Kenya, Rwanda, Southern Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda

The countries included in the Nile Equatorial Lake sub-basins face an ever increasing pressure on land and water resources, together with rapid population growth. As a result, food production is one of the main concerns and priorities of policymakers in the area. Irrigation and improved water resources management have the potential to boost agricultural productivity […]

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Green Water Credits workshop in Fez, Morocco

During 21-25 March, FutureWater was in Fez for a workshop of Green Water Credits (GWC) in the Sebou River basin, Morocco. Green Water Credits is a mechanism for payments to land users in return for specified soil and water management activities that determine the water supply to stakeholders in the basin. Green Water Credits can […]

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