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3 Ways to Scale Up Nature-Based Solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
A river flowing at the base of a large mountain in Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Honduras
  • infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
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A landscape view of Vila Velha in Espírito Santo, Brazil
  • Water Security
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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Improving Water Security Helps Reduce the Gender Gap in Mexico City

  • Forests
  • Gender
  • drought
  • infrastructure
  • water risk
A woman selling snacks from a cart in the middle of a busy plaza in Mexico City.
  • Forests
  • Gender
  • drought
  • infrastructure
  • water risk
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Lessons from Durban’s Approach to Water Resilience

  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • Climate Resilience
  • urban water resilience
An overview of Umgeni River's Blue Lagoon in Durban, South Africa.
  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • Climate Resilience
  • urban water resilience
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3 Strategies for Water-Wise Development in Ethiopia

  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • Climate
  • agriculture
People drive herds of oxen and sheep great distances to water them at this reservoir.
  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • Climate
  • agriculture
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As Cities Grow Across Africa, They Must Plan for Water Security

  • Water Security
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
Water insecurity in African cities
  • Water Security
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
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Restoring Ethiopia's Ecosystems Can Support Livelihoods and COVID-19 Recovery

  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • restoration
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
A degraded landscape in Ethiopia under a cloudy sky.
  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • restoration
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
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INSIDER: Mainstreaming Climate Adaptation into Development: Three Lessons from Kenya

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • food security
Herders in Kenya.
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • food security

How to Use Forests to Fend Off a Water and Energy Crisis in Colombia

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Water Security
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
The Sumapaz Páramo landscape near Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Water Security
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Energy Access

A Fairer and More Sustainable Post-COVID World in Latin America

  • biking
  • cities for all
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Water
Silhouette of a person with a bicycle overlooking Belo Horizonte's skyline. Photo by Mariana Gil/WRI.
  • biking
  • cities for all
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Water

Chile's Enhanced Climate Plan Sets an Example for Other Countries

  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Water
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • restoration
The buildings and roads of Santiago with the Andes mountains in the background.
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Water
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • restoration
Insights
Cape Town’s largest reservoir, Theewaterskloof
  • Cities
  • drought
  • Water
Insights

Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off

  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
Improving water management in African countries can improve climate resilience. Here, Waretu Abera, Head of Ethiopia's Water Land Resource Centre, stands by a stream. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
Insights

Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture

Restoring Rio de Janeiro’s Forests Could Save $79 Million in Water Treatment Costs

  • Water
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by forested hills. Photo by Carlos Ortega/Flickr
  • Water
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
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Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
The Atibainha reservoir in Cantareira System in São Paulo during drought.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
Insights

Why Climate Change is a Security Matter

  • Climate Resilience
  • circular economy
  • climate change
  • Water
Mopti riverfront
  • Climate Resilience
  • circular economy
  • climate change
  • Water
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Forests Will Protect Brazil, but Only If Brazil Protects Them

  • Forests
  • Water
  • natural infrastructure
Sede do Projeto Conservador das Aguas in Brazil
  • Forests
  • Water
  • natural infrastructure
Insights

3 Things Cities Can Learn from Cape Town’s Impending “Day Zero” Water Shut-Off

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • mapping
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
Cape Town, South Africa
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • mapping
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk

Unpacking the Complex Relationship Between Forests and Water Supply in Latin America

  • Water
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
pasture in Costa Rica
  • Water
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality