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Water and Climate Change Adaptation in Transboundary Basins: Lessons Learned and Good Practices

Water and Climate Change Adaptation in Transboundary Basins: Lessons Learned and Good Practices
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). April 2015
  • This publication compiles, analyses and disseminates experiences, and thereby demonstrates and illustrates important steps and lessons learned as well as good practices to take into account when developing a climate change adaptation strategy for water management in the basin or transboundary context. It includes lessons learned and good practices mainly from the programme of pilot projects under the implemented since 2010 by United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in cooperation with partner as well as from the UNECE/International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO) global network of basins and numerous other organizations working on this topic. The 58 case studies and 63 lessons learned presented in the publication cover a variety of subjects, such as legal framework for adaptation in transboundary basins, information and data needs, impact and vulnerability assessment, developing and prioritizing adaptation measures, financing, evaluation, communication, capacity-building and stakeholder involvement.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Adaptation, Awareness raising, Capacity building, Climate change, Communication, Economic impact, Economic instruments, Ecosystems, Financing, Infrastructure, Investments, Legal aspects, Mitigation, Monitoring, Participation, Practices and habits , Public policy, River Basin Management, Scenarios, Technology, Transboundary waters, Vulnerability, Water allocation, Water cooperation, Water cycle, Water management, Water quality
  • Main target audience: Basin auhorities, Governments, International community, Ministries, Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Scientists, Stakeholders
  • Main purpose: Reporting on project findings/outputs
  • Type of resource: Case studies, Key messages, Lessons learned, Recommendations
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Published in 2015