Securing groundwater in Timor-Leste in a changing climate


Report describing the importance of groundwater in Timor-Leste and the steps the local government is taking to ensure that there is a secure and clean water supply in the future.

 This 4-page project overview is intended for decision-makers across the Pacific with an interest in sustainable development and water resource use.

The Australian Government's Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP) assisted 15 partner countries to assess their vulnerability to climate change and incorporate adaptive measures into planning and development.

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https://www.pacificclimatechange.net/document/securing-groundwater-timor-leste-changing-climate
050210 - Pacific Peoples Environmental Knowledge, 040104 - Climate Change Processes, 040603 - Hydrogeology, 040608 - Surfacewater Hydrology
http://www.environment.gov.au/climate-change/adaptation/international-climate-change-adaptation-initiative/pasap/timor-leste; http://www.environment.gov.au/climate-change/adaptation/international-climate-change-adaptation-initiative/paccsap
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Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ © Commonwealth of Australia, 2013.
Commonwealth
Lead Researcher: Alison Binney, Econnect Communication Collaborating Organisations: Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIICCSRTE), AusAID, University of New South Wales. Cook Islands Government Contributors: Robbie Mitchell, Econnect Communication
Australian Government (2013): Securing groundwater in Timor-Leste in a changing climate. Report. Produced by the Australian Government's Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program.
internationaladaptation@environment.gov.au
2013/08