Freshwater Ecosystems

Freshwater ecosystems support unique biodiversity and a host of many services that benefit communities and economies. However, pollution, over-exploitation and emerging issues such as oil exploration and climate are threatening to impede the continued flow of these services and dire consequences will follow. To address this issues, a collaborative effort is needed where all stakeholders involved in the management of freshwater ecosystems and related sectors come together and establish an integrated approach to freshwater ecosystems management.

Water Maker in the Clouds

In the Mountains of Peru, water is essential to both upstream and downstream communities. Can benefit sharing schemes help to manage water resources f[...]

Water Education - where does our water come from? by Curiosity Quest Goes Green

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Clean Water: A Long Journey from the Source to Our Tap

We turn the faucet and it's always there. CLEAN, SAFE AND ABUNDANT. Water, the essence of life. We use it every day, but we rarely think about the fac[...]

Land Degradation Neutral World

SDG 15: Life on Land. On 25 September 2015, 193 countries came together in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs. SDG 15 calls f[...]

WEAP&LEAP Interview with Dr Oliver Johnson (SEI)

Understanding the Nexus and promoting water-energy and food security nexus, is key to achieving sustainable development. In recent years, Rwanda has k[...]

Water for Life

Freshwater ecosystems and their services play a crucial role in the Great Lakes Region in providing livelihoods to communities but also in the economi[...]

The Water Maker ENGLISH

This is a high-resolution version of the video at the URL It is an educational video on mountain as water [...]

NBCEs Community-to-Community Exchange 2017-Kinyarwanda

During a community-to-community exchange event held in eastern province of Rwanda on 27th to 30th November 2017, communities from Rwanda, Burundi and [...]