References

Below you can find a selection of past project experiences. Use the filters on the right to narrow down the selection or search for a specific term.

Development of recommendations for integrated watershed development and management plans in 4 provinces of Cambodia

Monitoring of weather patterns in Cambodia has, over the last decades, shown an increasing impact of climate change, leading to reducing water resources and respective impacts for the local population. Based on the conditions well described in the ToR, HYDROC … Read More

Developing Capacity for Climate Resilient Road Transport Infrastructure

Rwanda’s road vulnerability to climate-change has increased steadily in the last decades. This includes vulnerability to land erosion and landslides as well as flooding, resulting in road damage and service interruptions. The Rwanda Transport Development Agency (RTDA) is the main … Read More

Water Resources System Integrator (WRSI) Consultancy Services

The BWCSRP is being executed with financial support of the World Bank with the main objective to strengthen the capacity of the Govt. of Bangladesh to deliver effective weather, water and climate information services to sector agencies and communities. The … Read More

NDRMP-Cons-01: Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Government Institutions

The project enhances the institutional capacity of ministries and line agencies for coping with natural hazards, such as earthquakes, landslides, mud flows, avalanches, floods and droughts to minimize the loss to human, property, and social and economic infrastructure. The project … Read More

Water Resources Project Preparatory Facility (WRPPF)

ADB and the Government of Nepal are supporting the Water Resources Project Preparatory Facility (WRPPF) to identify and prepare high-priority water resources management projects for potential funding by the Government with assistance from the ADB and/or other development partners. WRPPF … Read More

Vietnam Scaling up Urban Upgrading Project (SUUP)

The project will strengthen integrated, risk-informed planning capacity of the seven project cities which are in the early stages of urbanization (Bac Lieu, Ben Tre, Long Xuyen, Soc Trang, Tan An, Vi Thanh and Vinh Long) to incorporate green infrastructure … Read More

Nile Basin wetlands of transboundary significance: Inventory, Baseline Study and Framework Management Plan with a nested case study on the Sudd

The Nile and its main tributaries flow through several large wetlands of great relevance for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services. The aim of the project is to strengthen the capacity of the NBI and the riparian states for the management … Read More

Real-time navigability assessment of South Sudan Waterways

Navigability of South Sudanese rivers is only roughly known and highly dependent on the river flow conditions. A more exact assessment is needed of where and when which ships (between 20t and 100t of cargo) can sail and provide river … Read More

Assessing Potential for Sand Dam Wadi Developments in Somalia

Water Practice wished to explore intervention options for implementation in the south of Somalia. As such, sand dam and sub surface dam site selection is crucial and the World Bank has undertaken a pre-feasibility study for developing wadis in the … Read More

Supervision and Advice on Sediment Transport Modelling for the Chorokhi River, Georgia

The project aims at supporting Struijk, the main contract holder, with advice, support and modelling checks during the assessment of sediment transport capacity and sediment load in the Chorokhi River. Actual services provided by our staff within the assignment: Support … Read More

River Barge System Feasibility Study

In light of South Sudan’s ongoing civil conflicts, the Nile River is recognized as the last resort for transporting humanitarian supplies to the millions of IDPs and people at risk due to security and food related crises in the country. … Read More

Assessment of Suitable Flood Mitigation Measures in Tbilisi, Georgia

The main objective of this consultancy is to improve the flood risk management in the Tsavkisiskhevi River basin. This will be accomplished through the implementation of a modelling framework, the inclusion of climate change impacts, the definition of flood maps … Read More

Coarse Eflow Assessment in the Nile Basin

The project carries out a coarse environmental flow assessment in the entire Nile Basin based on existing data, applying the NBI environmental flow methodology that has been previously developed by HYDROC for the NBI under a GIZ funded project. The … Read More

Consultancy Services for Thwake Reservoir Modelling

The Government of Kenya (GoK) through the Ministry of Water and Irrigation is implementing Thwake Multi-purpose Water Development Program (TMWDP) comprising a multi-purpose dam for water supply, hydropower generation and irrigation development in Kitui and Makueni Counties. It will also … Read More

Strengthening Somali Capacity to Address Disaster Risk Management

Somalia’s development challenges are enormous. Decades of conflict, political instability, persistent drought and famine have disrupted delivery of desperately needed services, devastated human capital and physical infrastructure, and contributed to systematic impoverishment and displacement of the population. In addition, Somalia … Read More

Physiographic Survey of Nzoia Watershed

The physiographic study is purposed to spatially and physically characterise the Nzoia watershed along several land characteristics including land cover, land use, soil characterisation, slope characterisation, land cover changes, agro-climatic zones, catchment degradation, morphology, geology, and water quality with the … Read More

Governing For Growth (G4G)

The USAID-funded Governing for Growth (G4G) in Georgia aims at supporting the Georgian Government with initiation and implementation of fundamental changes in Georgia’s water resource management. The project will support the Government of Georgia (GoG) activities at the national and … Read More

Technical Evaluation of Water Resilience and Disaster Early Warning Communication Measures in Marshall Islands

Targeted and evidence-based evaluation in partnership with existing national, regional, and community stakeholders and systems to strengthen and support the existing drought response coordination mechanism led by the RMI Government (i.e. the Emergency Operation Centre / NDMO and the WASH … Read More

Review and Evaluation of Water Sector Programmes

The EU Delegation to Egypt is supporting the Government of Egypt in continuing the reform programme of the water sector, in accordance with the objectives of the National Water Resource Plan (NWRP) 2005-2017, and of the Water and Wastewater Sector … Read More

Climate Change Adaption Modules for University Level Education

The overall objective of the project is the development of curriculum for a climate module for various study programmes for universities in Somalia. The designed climate module shall be designed for inclusion in study programmes referring to environmental and natural … Read More

Training and Awareness Raising of Risk Mapping for Badakhshan Province

This assignment supports the “Badakhshan Natural Disaster Prevention” project with training and awareness raising measures for previously developed disaster risk maps. Actual services provided by our staff within the assignment: Development of disaster risk map booklets with maps about floods, … Read More

Supporting Irrigation Development in Afghanistan

The irrigation sector in Afghanistan has undergone significant challenges in the past and is suffering from damages, general deterioration and management problems. The project closely works with counterparts to understand problems and develop technical as well as management solutions for … Read More

SR-IUWASH Impact Evaluation: Hydrological Study Peer review

Peer review of the hydrological component (hydrological data collection and modelling) of a USAID project evaluation. The evaluation is examining the Sumur Resapan (SR) sub-activity of the USAID Indonesia Urban Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (SR-IUWASH) project. Sumur Resapans are infiltration … Read More

Integrating Climate Risks into Water and Flood Management by Vulnerable Mountain Communities in the Greater Caucasus Region – Phase 3

The project aims to reduce vulnerability of the mountain communities of the Greater Caucasus region of Azerbaijan to climate change induced water stress and flood hazards by improved water and flood management through addressing the management framework at the legislative … Read More

Preparation of NBI Guidance Document on Environmental Flows

The objective of this assignment is to develop a structured and scientifically based Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) procedure for establishing environmental flows requirements for transboundary water resources planning purposes in the Nile Basin. Actual services provided by our staff within … Read More

Climate Risk, Vulnerability and Needs Assessment for Morobe, Madang, East Sepik, Northern and New Ireland Provinces of Papua New Guinea

The main objective of this assessment is to identify Climate Risks in terms of, principal climate hazards that affect the province and the extent of Exposure and Vulnerability in case of each climate hazard identified and, to prepare a Composite … Read More

Hydrological Modelling of the Ak Su and Khoji Bakirgan for the Implementation of National Water Resources Management Project

Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan are increasingly affected by the consequences of advancing natural resource degradation in form of deteriorating land productivity and rising disaster risks. Deforestation, extensive animal grazing and other degrading practices have contributed to increase erosion and disintegrate the … Read More

Assessment of Early Warning Systems for inland and coastal flooding in Papua New Guinea

The purpose of this work is to assess the status of Early Warning Systems (EWS) and the emergency communication network for inland and coastal flooding and to provide recommendations for the improvement of the same and/or establish new systems. Specifically, … Read More

Macro level study on the integrated development potential of sand-river wadis

Macro level study on the integrated development potential of sand-river wadis of Somaliland and Puntland. The study aims to define the hydrological principles that should be followed for improved planning, operation, maintenance and management of water resources in Somaliland and … Read More

WEAP Modelling Training for Ministry of Energy and Water

Provision of a two week comprehensive WEAP training course to the Water Resources Planning Unit at the Ministry of Energy and Water in Kabul. The training is designed to enable the WRPU to fully utilise the WEAP Western Basins model. … Read More

Improved Management of Extreme Events through Ecosystem-based Adaption in Watersheds (ECOSWat)

An increased frequency for extreme weather situations due to climate change has been predicted for Thailand. For mitigating the risks and damages, ecosystem-based approaches do not play much of a role in water resource management practices yet. Within the scope … Read More

Badakhshan Natural Disaster Prevention Project – Improvement and Awareness Raising of Risk Mapping

Flood risk modelling and mapping for the entire Badakhshan Province of Afghanistan based on a combined modelling / remote sensing approach, the development of detailed flood maps, development of guidelines for map use in English and Dari as well as … Read More

Recovering Living Conditions and Building Resilience of Communities Affected by the 2013 Floods in Cambodia

Study on community safe areas negatively affected by the 2013 floods. The overall purpose of the consultancy is to assess the condition and potential flood safety of identified community safe areas in flood prone areas in Sereisophon and Mongkul Borei … Read More

Disaster Risk Analysis and Mapping in Badakhshan – Phase 2

Disaster risk analysis and mapping in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan focusing on avalanche risk and landslide risk. The assessment and mapping covers the entire Badakhshan province. Actual services provided by our staff within the assignment: Activities include ground … Read More

Responding to Climate Change in Mozambique, Phase III – Development of a Flood Extension for the Zambezi DSS and Real Time Flood Forecasting Pilot

  The project expanded the Zambezi Water Resources Decision Support System (ZDSS: hosted at http://hydro.poyry.at/zambezi/) developed by Hydroc under INGC Phase II to include flood inundation mapping and zoning under a variety of potential development options and climate change scenarios, … Read More

Detailed Design and Construction Supervision for Hydrological Stations and an Integrated Water Resources Management Information System (IWRMIS)

The existing hydrological measuring station network in Zambia has deteriorated since the early 90s. Poor quality of available hydrological data makes water management and data utilisation difficult. The objective of the project was the establishment of an Integrated Water Resources … Read More

Responding To Climate Change In Mozambique, Phase III – Agricultural Pilot Project Implementation

Under Phase II of the INGC climate change projects in Mozambique a proposal for adapted agricultural water management under climate change conditions has been developed. The proposed measures aim at sourcing and utilising alternative water resources as well as adjusted … Read More

ORASECOM IWRM Plan, Transboundary Water management in SADC

The Orange-Senqu River Basin Commission (ORASECOM) has started work on the consolidation of a basin-wide Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) plan through Phase 3 of a GIZ support programme. The plan provides a framework for management, development and conservation of … Read More

Responding to Climate Change in Mozambique, Phase III – Cahora Bassa Hydropower Scheduling

Water resources of the Zambezi River are being increasingly utilised, resulting in the necessity to assess how to best utilise the water resources considering competing stakeholder needs. The objective of the project is to assess the ability of Cahora Bassa … Read More

Climate Change Adaptation and Impact Assessment Study for Munda Dam

Munda Dam is a multipurpose project catering for hydropower, irrigation water and flood protection purposes. The objective of the study is to assess the feasibility for constructing a hydropower dam in Munda, Pakistan. Works focus on climate change adaptation and … Read More

Integrated Flood Management in Kampala, Overall Assessment of Flood Risk with Pilot Flood Hazard Mapping under Climate Change

The project is conducted according to the principles of integrated flood management, carried out under the auspices of UN-Habitat’s Cities and Climate Change Initiative (CCCI). The objectives of the assessment include 1. a comprehensive, city-wide assessment of the risks of … Read More

Disaster Risk Analysis and Mapping in Badakhshan

Thorough disaster risk analysis and mapping in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan focusing on avalanche risk, flood risk and landslide risk. Four districts in Badakhshan Province are assessed, described and mapped regarding their risk profile. Actual services provided by … Read More

IALUO – Integrated Assessment of Land Use Options for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

Malawi is under significant pressure from population growth and climate change. It is foreseeable that land and water resources will become scarce and water allocation and water quality aspects will be key for the future sustainable development of the country. … Read More

Responding to Climate Change in Mozambique – Component Water

Through the project “Responding to Climate Change” the Government of Mozambique wants to prepare the country for the negative impacts of climate change while at the same time create opportunities for sustainable growth and investment. The project focuses on identifying … Read More

Climate Change Impact Assessment in Agriculture and Water Sectors Study

The project entails collecting and collating necessary information (geological, hydro-meteorological and physiographic data) in order to analyse the impacts of climate change and variability consequences, e.g. changes in precipitation and temperature on water and agricultural sectors, including runoff, irrigation, flooding, … Read More

NBI-NTEAP Wetlands Inventory And Mapping In The Nile Basin

Wetland mapping in the whole of the Nile Basin. The project aims at identifying the wetland resources and ecological hotspots in the basin and includes field trips as well as stakeholder consultation, data evaluation, the processing of Landsat satellite imagery … Read More

RIMAX Guide – Risk Management In Extreme Flood Events

Development of a UNESCO risk management guide for extreme flood events including adaptation strategies for developing countries. The guide explains research projects conducted under RIMAX and shows adaptation strategies to use the research results in the context of the developing … Read More