The Community Water Initiative Fostering Water Security and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

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This publication highlights some case studies that illustrate successful projects funded by the Community Water Initiative (CWI), which have helped foster water security in local communities while simultaneously helping them mitigate and adapt to climate change through: (i) Community-based water supply and sanitation services using low-cost systems manageable by communities; (ii) Water resource conservation and sustainable land management to create resilient systems to combat drought and floods; (iii) Providing clean energy for water pumping; and (iv) Capacity building for community-level governance through community water management committees, women’s empowerment, and the establishment of water user fee schemes.

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GEF‐SGP National Coordinators 2010.

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This publication highlights some case studies that illustrate successful projects funded by the Community Water Initiative (CWI), which have helped foster water security in local communities while simultaneously helping them mitigate and adapt to climate change through: (i) Community-based water supply and sanitation services using low-cost systems manageable by communities; (ii) Water resource conservation and sustainable land management to create resilient systems to combat drought and floods; (iii) Providing clean energy for water pumping; and (iv) Capacity building for community-level governance through community water management committees, women’s empowerment, and the establishment of water user fee schemes.

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GEF‐SGP National Coordinators. The Community Water Initiative Fostering Water Security and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation, text, 2010; One United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017 USA. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc226627/: accessed May 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .