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Earth Institute Research Projects

Building Capacity to Manage Water Resources and Climate Risk in the Caribbean

Lead PI: Dr. Walter E. Baethgen

Unit Affiliation: International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)

July 2012 - June 2015
Inactive
North America ; Caribbean
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: IRI will work to improve the training of professionals in issues surrounding climate risk and water resource management, enhance the capacity of CIMH/CERMES to manage climate risk, and to bolster the community that works on climate and water issues in the Caribbean.

SPONSOR:

American Council on Education

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

U.S. Agency for International Development

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$1,478,926

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

American Council on Education

KEYWORDS

variability climate change water risk climate and society education

THEMES

Stewardship of the planet