Forest Trends is participating in The Peruvian Ministry of Environment’s Peru Watershed Services Incubator’s clinic this week to discuss hydrology, economics and social issues with national agencies and institutions. Hurricane Sandy spurs water and climate risk talks while a former New York environmental Commissioner explains how natural infrastructure helped NYC’s drinking water supplies weather the storm.
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12 November 2012 | Greetings! This week, the Forest Trends team is participating in a clinic in Peru on watershed protection mechanisms and benefit sharing. The clinic, organized by the The Ministry of Environment of Peru (MINAM) and its newly minted Peru Watershed Services Incubator, is the first opportunity for leaders and experts from national agencies, institutions, and projects in the Incubator’s portfolio — as well as those from other projects in Peru, Bolivia, and Mexico — to meet, share experiences, and work through specific issues including hydrology, economics, and social issues
The Incubator was developed with the support of Forest Trends and key partners such as
In the meantime, enjoy your monthly roundup of water news. It’s no surprise in the wake of Hurricane Sandy in the US that water and climate risk are hot topics, but it’s not just on the eastern seaboard of the US. We’ve selected the best of the latest reporting on water insecurity around the world, from the
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