The Role of Water Harvesting Programs in Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Sudan
11 April 2017 – Sharjah hall
The RCWH conducted a workshop titled “The Role of Water Harvesting Programmes in Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Sudan”, with the a wide participation from different institutes in fields related to water harvesting and environmental studies.
The workshop aim toreflect the role of WH programmes as an adaptation tool to climate change impacts in susceptible regions of the Sudan, as well as defining indicators for WH role in resilience to climate change.
- Downscaling of CC to the national level – present and projected change in rainfall quantity and distribution.
- Mitigation (vulnerability reduction) and adaptation to CC impact within the national legislative framework.
- DifferentWH techniques for the different purposes.
- Coping mechanism to CC – countries experiences in WH as adaptation to CC.
- To rise the potential of resilience to CC impact in Sudan.
- Role of WH in water resources management in relation to CC impact.
- To definethe indicators of WH in mitigating CC impact.
- Identification of potential projects, research studies and capacity building programmes.
- Exploring potential counterpart institutions for collaborative programmes.
The workshop was attended by 60 researchers, experts, and professional in fields related to water harvesting and environmental studies. Three experts has been participated and presented presentations which illustrated their views and experience related to the workshop subject.
The outcome of this one day’ workshop:
- A clear picture or map for CC impact in the Sudan.
- Clear indicators and tools to measure the impact of WH programmes in resilience to CC from lessons learned.
- Recommendations for potential projects, research studies and capacity building programmes.
- Networking with potential counterpart institutions for mid and long term collaborative work and capacity development programmes.