Projects

November 10, 2015
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February 27, 2014
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The original objective for Wise Use was to develop and test a framework for assessing the feasibility of Working for Water rehabilitation leading to wise use, through exploring the resilience and adaptive capacity of the socio-ecological system. The Wise Use of Wetlands Project works with communities to ensure that the rehabilitation of wetlands is sustainable. The project …

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January 27, 2014
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  The Securing Water to Enhance Local Livelihoods (SWELL) programme sought to to enable collaborative, participatory planning to increase water security for villagers in order that poor and vulnerable people have greater water and food security, improved income and better health, and so contribute to more robust and sustainable livelihoods. Central to the SWELL Programme was holistic …

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January 27, 2014
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The Save the Sand Programme (SSP) promoted the practices of Integrated Catchment Management and Land Care in South Africa, using the Sand River Catchment as a test case. The objective was to address the rehabilitation of the Sand River and its tributaries in a holistic manner through effective and integrated catchment management. The main themes of …

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January 27, 2014
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The Shared Rivers Initiative focused on collective action for improved water resource management. Initiated in 2007, this study was designed to answer one central question: ‘What factors enable or constrain achieving environmental flows in the lowveld rivers?”. By understanding theses underlying factors, a meaningful and tenable supportive programme drawing on research and practice could be designed …

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January 27, 2014
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April 23, 2017
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AWARD’s RESILIM-Olifants Programme focuses on resilience-building in the transboundary Olifants River Basin, shared between South Africa and Mozambique. The Olifants is the largest contributor of water to the Limpopo Basin which is also the focus area for our sister programme, RESILIM-B also known as Resilience in the Limpopo Basin Programme. Through resilience-building actions and plans, …

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April 22, 2017
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Based on our experiences in action-research and development, we use innovative and responsive systemic, social learning approaches to understand, plan, act, reflect and learn with stakeholders. We effectively combine evidence-based information with the knowledge and lived experiences of residents and stakeholders. …

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April 3, 2017
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March 23, 2017
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AWARD's projects We are updating these pages... Previous The SWELL programme The Securing Water to …

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March 9, 2017
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Software: Flow Tracker This End-User License Agreement (EULA) is a legal agreement between you (either an individual or a single entity) and the mentioned author (The Association for Water and Rural Development) of this Software for the software product identified above, which includes an android mobile application and may include associated media, printed materials, and “online” …

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October 11, 2016
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South Africa is an Annex I Party to the UNFCCC and a signatory of other major international agreements on climate change including the Kyoto Protocol, Copenhagen Accord and Cancun Agreements. These agreements bind the South African government to commit to working with other Parties (i.e. countries) to limit average global temperature increases and address the …

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October 9, 2016
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Climate change affects virtually everything that we value including our well-being, livelihoods, economic development, water and biodiversity. Therefore, it is important to build the climate resilience of …

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October 6, 2016
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