How can IWRM help address climate change?

Water is the first sector to be affected by changes in climate.

IWRM offers various tools and instruments that deal with access to water and protecting the integrity of the ecosystem, thus safeguarding water quality for future generations. In this way, IWRM can assist communities to adapt to changing climatic conditions that limit water availability or may lead to excessive floods or droughts. Water management functions are instrumental for integrated resources management and can be of help in coping with climate variability.


Climate change adaptation: System of Rice Intensification using less water by larger root system in Andhra Pradesh, India


Think about it: Considering water management in your country: how can it help address climate change?

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