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DAGRI Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Agrarie, Alimentari Ambientali e Forestali

Projects and Partners

Ongoing Projects

Quelimane agricola: produce, cresce e consuma sostenibile – Mozambico (2018 – 2020)

The project, coordinated by Mani Tese ONLUS NGO based in Italy, deals with the development of a sustainable agricultural production in Quelimane Region, Mozambique. WH Lab is involved as a technical partner for the study and installation of sustainable Water Harvesting techniques such as rooftop water harvesting, floodwater collection and shallow wells in alluvial fans.

 

FLORENCE - FLOod risk and water Resources management with Nature based solutions on City Environment (2019 – 2020)

The project funded by Fondazione CR Firenze, is a preliminary study for the implementation of Nature Based Solutions in the cisty of Firenze, Italy, based on GIS analysis and Hydrological modeling with advanced tools

 

 

Past Projects

 

Projecto Valles Resilientes – Bolivia (2018 – 2019)

The project, funded by the Instituto de Capacitación del Oriente (ICO) in Bolivia, will be developed by realising an analysis of Natural Hazards in the Region of Valles Crucenos, Santa Cruz Department.

WH Lab will realise the analysis of hazards by integrating field analyses, GIS, remote sensing data and community involvement.

 

Water Values – Italy (2018)

Water Values project will realise a participatory mapping and evaluation of Water Ecosystem Services (WES) in the municipality of Figline-Incisa, Tuscany Region, Italy. The project is funded through the new Regional Law for Citizens Participation in Italy, and has originated from a cooperation between reteSviluppo, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (DICEA) and the Department of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Systems (GESAAF) of the University of Florence, the District Water Authority and the Municipality itself.

 

Projecto AGUACRUZ – Bolivia (2015-2017)

Modeling of the effect of water harvesting structures in the watershed of Rio Pirai (Bolivia). The watershed is under heavy ecological stress for new urbanisation and deforestation

 

Harnessing Floods to Enhance Livelihoods and Ecosystem Services, CGIAR WLE, involved as research partner (2015 – 2017)

This project sought to explore how FBFS interact with other functions provided by floods at various scales, especially how to optimize the use of floods for agriculture and ecosystem services to support livelihoods in different landscapes and socio-economic settings in Gash Area (Sudan) and Tigray Area (Ethiopia).  The aim was to improve investments in FBFS to ensure an equitable distribution of costs and benefits of the impacts of proposed interventions. The project also explored how investments in FBFS can best embrace gender and social equity.

 

Research Partners

MetaMeta, the Netherlands

Mekelle University, Ethiopia

Flood Based Livelihood Network, International

Mani Tese ONG ONLUS, Italy

University of Nairobi, Kenya

International Rainwater Harvesting Association, Switzerland

Carthage University, Tunisia

Instituto de Capacitacion del Oriente (ICO), Bolivia

Zabalketa, Spain

 

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