Credit: Sarah Dickin/SEI

11 January 2018

Beyond climate-proofing – considering gender implications of water insecurity in Burkina Faso

Research in Burkina Faso, as part of a REACH Catalyst grant, explores the gender dimensions of vulnerability and adaptation to water insecurity and long term climatic changes

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Credit: UNICEF Ethiopia/Lemma

9 January 2018

Too much, too little: the economic impacts of rainfall availability and variability on the Awash basin

A new study published in Ecological Economics, assesses the economic impacts of rainfall shocks on agriculture, industrial and services sectors and on households in Ethiopia’s Awash basin.

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Credit: Katrina Charles/REACH

11 December 2017

Towards establishing a ‘risk threshold’ in the Awash river basin, Ethiopia

Following a visit in the Awash basin in November 2017, Dr Catherine Grasham reflects on what ‘water risk’ means to different water users in the basin.

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UK Department for International Development Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

'Access to water is a defining challenge for the 21st century. The UK has already helped 43 million people to access clean water, but there is far more to be done.'

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