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Water to restore rangeland, improve animal health and enhance livelihoods

Water to restore rangeland, improve animal health and enhance livelihoods

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Africa's rangelands cover 43% of the continent and support an estimated 40 million pastoralists. Unfortunately, 90% of these rangelands are degraded, with destroyed water catchment functions, resulting in people becoming trapped in poverty and increasingly turning to already pressurised…

Mitigating agricultural pollution of fresh water and combating climate change by restoring soil health through conservation and organic agricultural practices

Mitigating agricultural pollution of fresh water and combating climate change by restoring soil health through conservation and organic agricultural practices

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

From a socio-economic perspective, the biggest scientific challenge on a global scale is to provide sufficient clean fresh water for humans and wildlife while being able to feed a population of approximately 8 billion, which is increasing at a rate of 80 million people per year. This project…

Developing integrated river pollution management framework

Developing integrated river pollution management framework

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Water Pollution is one of the major environmental challenges of developing countries like India. Pollution in rivers is largely due to untreated wastewater that flows to the river from urban settlements and industrial establishments and drawl of water (largely for irrigation). The issue of growing…

Integrated water resources management in the Siroua Massif

Integrated water resources management in the Siroua Massif

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

The project is taking place in the Siroua Massif, located in the Souss Massa and Drâa Tafilalet Regions of Central Southern Morocco. It is an area vulnerable to the effects of climate change (droughts, floods), which has led to a decrease in available water resources. At the local level, this…

Strengthening Water Management Sustainability in West Bank, Palestine

Strengthening Water Management Sustainability in West Bank, Palestine

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

With 62.3% of households in the Salfit Governorate with orchard, only 0.3% of agricultural land is irrigated, which alongside a very low productivity and the limited income generated leads to the abandonment of agriculture. In terms of water, the Region receives the least amount from its basin…

Mission Recycling Concordia Station

Mission Recycling Concordia Station

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

The aim of the project is to send a young student from Monaco to the Concordia Antarctic Research Station from mid-November 2020 to the end of January 2021. This period is framed from September 2020 to July 2021 by preliminary training phases. Its mission is to work on the black water treatment…

Improve the security of Access to water and the environment management for Turkana District

Improve the security of Access to water and the environment management for Turkana District

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Kenya's water resources (rivers, lakes, groundwater) are unevenly distributed geographically and vary seasonally. Rainfall, the main source of renewable water, changes considerably depending on location and time. With almost 80% of the country classified as arid or semi-arid, Kenya is…

Cyanobacterial blooms in Lake Taihu - Construction and demonstration of a field observation station

Cyanobacterial blooms in Lake Taihu - Construction and demonstration of a field observation station

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Construction of an observation station for cyanobacterial bloom on the Lake Taihu site, which purpose to build an effective communication platform among the civilians, scientists and government regulators. The main sections of this project are the following ones: organize an expedition to analyse…

Water, sanitation, hygiene and water resources management for under-served communities in Ethiopia

Water, sanitation, hygiene and water resources management for under-served communities in Ethiopia

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

©WaterAid_Behailu-Shiferaw This project brings together water, sanitation and hygiene - WASH - provision, development, and wetland conservation, helping communities to manage their water resources in a holistic and sustainable way in Ethiopia. The project tackles ecological issues and…

Aqua Film Festival

Aqua Film Festival

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

This international film festival is dedicated to water. Through a selection of short and long films, the topic of water is highlighted from different points of view: water as an environmental legacy, its origin of life, and as a source of well-being and theatre of commitment. Thus, are broadcast…

Projet Guatemala

Projet Guatemala

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

More than 80% of the population of Guatemala lives from subsistence farming and production is possible only during the rainy season, i.e. five to six months of the year, which leads to a high level of food insecurity and nutritional vulnerability. Access to drinking water and sanitation is…

Access to water and resilience to change

Access to water and resilience to change

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

A humanitarian crisis is afflicting Niger due to lack of access to essential resources, and thwarting the satisfaction of the basic needs (eating, drinking, enjoying good health). Ecological difficulties are widespread because farming methods are not suited to the resources, and damage to…

Evaluation des services écologiques rendus par les zones humides en termes d'adaptation au changement climatique

Evaluation des services écologiques rendus par les zones humides en termes d'adaptation au changement climatique

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

The overall objective of the project is to promote the role of wetlands in the adaptation to climate change. It is in line with an ecosystem-based adaptation, a vision recognised and encouraged by the Convention on biological diversity. If many studies on the impact of environmental problems on…

Organisation d'une conférence sur les déchets aquatiques

Organisation d'une conférence sur les déchets aquatiques

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

On the 10th and 11th of March 2015, the international conference entitled: “Plastic in the Mediterranean: beyond the observation, what solution?” took place in Monaco. Organized by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, TARA, Surfrider Foundation Europe and Mava Foundation, the…

Ecoles bleues au Népal

Ecoles bleues au Népal

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Since the great success of their first project in Nepal, the IRHA and its local partner Kanchan Nepal are receiving many requests from local communities to implant “Blue schools” in this mountainous region. Thanks to this project, almost 1800 students and the scholar staff of five…

Integrated Water Resource Management Project, Oromia, Ethiopia

Integrated Water Resource Management Project, Oromia, Ethiopia

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Ethiopia is a strategically important country for access to and conservation of water resources. The country suffers from very low water supply, causing the death of nearly 55,000 children every year. This problem is exacerbated by the lack of education and sanitary equipment in many rural areas,…

Programme for sharing the benefits of biodiversity with the village communities of the Nomayanatt rural region, Kenya

Programme for sharing the benefits of biodiversity with the village communities of the Nomayanatt rural region, Kenya

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

The purpose of this project is to preserve the Olytyiani Conservancy, a recently protected buffer space. Oltyiani is a name recently given to this area by the communities, within the context of a potential conservation project. In the face of environmental degradation, declining water resources,…

Olhos d'Agua: recovery and protection of water sources thanks to reforestation

Olhos d'Agua: recovery and protection of water sources thanks to reforestation

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

2013-2014 The history of Brazil is closely linked to that of the Atlantic Forest, one of the greatest biodiversity spots in the world. Over the last few decades, the forests have substantially declined, and consequentlybiodiversity and water resources have been negatively affected as well. The…

Burkina Faso Project

Burkina Faso Project

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

© ONE DROP Terry Hughes The aim of the Burkina Faso project is to help improve the socio-economic conditions of the women and men living in Peni and Toussiana in the Hauts-Bassins regions. The project is in line with a tripod type operation, i.e. it has three complementary components:…

Affordable drinking water for floating communities and communities on the floodplains

Affordable drinking water for floating communities and communities on the floodplains

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

The Ton Le Sap is the largest freshwater lake in South East Asia, and was added to the UNESCO Heritage List in 1997. However, it is still heavily polluted by humans and contains animal waste, waste water and industrial discharge. After an initial pilot project conducted in 2010 with the…

Water for the populations in the dry tropics of Honduras

Water for the populations in the dry tropics of Honduras

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Honduras is one of the poorest countries in the Americas, mainly due to a low level of agricultural productivity and inadequate use and management of natural resources (water, ground and forest). The project in Honduras aims to improve the living conditions for the rural population in the south of…

Film: Deadly Depths

Film: Deadly Depths

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources

Time bombs beneath the sea... Beginning in 1912, the industrial cartels and military regimes of a handful of nations, including Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan and the USSR, manufactured huge quantities of ammunition filled with deadly substances such as mustard gas, or even…

Living Himalayas: securing the water towers of Asia

Living Himalayas: securing the water towers of Asia

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

The Himalayas, Asia's water tower, is the source of ten of the largest rivers in Asia which are the life force of approximately 40% of the world population living in these river basins. The Koshi and Dangme river basins, which cross through Nepal and Bhutan, play a key role for Eastern…

Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory

Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

©Thomas Galewski Phase I: 2009-2011 The project, developed within the context of MedWet and the RAMSAR agreement, is aimed at setting up the Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory, a key knowledge sharing and decision support tool. The goal is to assess the state of conservation of target areas…

Water management in the Sahelian Environment (Phase I, II and III)

Water management in the Sahelian Environment (Phase I, II and III)

Monaco
Integrated and sustainable management of water resources
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Phase I: 2008 – 2009 The aim was to develop 100 hectares of bocage in the Guié region of Burkina Faso. This area, making a land territory in the savannah, enabled the optimization of the agrarian surface area, reforestation through the planting of hedges and participation in the…