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Adaptation to Climate-change Induced Water Stress in the Nile Basin: A Vulnerability Assessment Report

Adaptation to Climate-change Induced Water Stress in the Nile Basin: A Vulnerability Assessment Report
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). 2013
  • This publication presents an overview of the people and places vulnerable to water stress related to the impacts of climate change in the Nile Basin. Satellite and other images provide striking visual evidence of the environmental changes taking place in each of the vulnerable regions identified. Data and information from detailed research provide evidence for the assessment. The report also includes analysis derived from multi-dimensional tools used at various geographic and political levels, from sub-national, national, and sub-basin to the entire Nile Basin area. These include scientific tools, such as scenario analyses and modeling, to improve our understanding of the likely impacts of climate change on the Nile River's water systems.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa, Nile River Basin
  • Main themes: Adaptation, Climate change, Hydrology, Vulnerability, Water availability, Water demand, Water scarcity
  • Main target audience: Basin auhorities, Governments, Policy makers, Water managers
  • Main purpose: Assessment
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Methodology
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Published in 2014