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International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

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Area: 5888268 km2
Countries:
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities:
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Countries: South Africa, Sudan, United Republic of Tanzania
Regions: Lake VIctoria, Limpopo, Nile, Orange, South Africa, Vaal, Wami Ruvu
Organization SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the organization and its locations.
Water Quality (SDG 6.3)
Water Use Efficiency (SDG 6.4)
Integrated Water Resource Management (SDG 6.5)
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
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Sanitation
Industrial Wastewater
Services Offered: Policy advocacy
Technical assistance
Org. Type: NGO / Civil Society
Org. Size: Very Small (1-9 Employees)
Resources: IUCN Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions, Nature-based Solutions to address global societal challenges, Freshwater Health Index, World Business Council for Sustainable Development + IUCN: Biodiversity for Business
Language: English
Org. Website: www.iucn.org
Org. Source: User
Profile Completion: 77%

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The International Water Association and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lead the joint initiative the ‘Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions’. The Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus ties three mutually dependent securities together. With population increase, land-use and climate ... Learn More

Running Dry encourages a people-centered and consensus-building approach in promoting holistic solutions for addressing water resource management challenges, namely using the IWRM approach.1 The vision of success is that impoverished populations in dry and semiarid target areas will be able ... Learn More

The “Longmen” pilot project includes a total of 10 hectares of green mandarin and alternate crops. The project aims to restore 43 hectares of secondary forest while setting up a water training school for waste water and drinking water management.Project ... Learn More

The project aimed to build awareness and capacity for environmental flows assessment in the basin and identify institutional and legal mechanisms for mainstreaming environmental flows. Interest in environmental flows in the region had been promoted by the South African Water ... Learn More

Water Futures-Tanzania is working to bring stakeholders from different sectors together to develop action-orientated solutions for better management of water in the Wami-Ruvu River Basin and the city of Dar-es-Salaam. Together, TBL, WWF, and GIZ conducted a water risk assessment ... Learn More

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The index measures the overall health of a watershed by making clear connections between the ecosystem and the benefits it provides to people. It allows resource managers, engineers, policy makers and other stakeholders to evaluate scenarios, understand tradeoffs, prioritize interventions ... Learn More

Developers: Conservation International, International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

To provide guidance and a global framework for the design, verification and scaling up of Nature-based Solutions. The Standard includes globally consistent Criteria and Indicators, which are supported by the Principles for Nature-based Solutions, to measure the strength of interventions. Learn More

Developers: International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

The report proposes a definitional framework for NbS, including a set of general principles for any NbS intervention. The report also defines the scope of NbS as an umbrella concept embracing a number of different ecosystembased approaches. Learn More

Developers: International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

The main goal of this guide is to improve understanding and promote more and better use of these knowledge products to inform environmental risks and opportunities in business operations. The aim is to show how knowledge products can help in ... Learn More

Developers: International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

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