This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 focusses on West Africa. Natural resources depletion and crop failures dare widely reported in West Africa causing production losses, rising food prices, and increased hunger and malnutrition.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 is a case study on Uzbekistan. The study focusses on natural ecosystems of the country’s arid and semi-arid regions; and salinization, spread of moving sands, dust-storms and dry winds.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 focusses on flash drought in the United States and the Northern Plains. Drought early warning and information systems must be flexible and receptive toward the integration of new indicators.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 focusses on climate conditions between upstream and downstream of river basins, hydrological conditions of transboundary river basins and dams in mitigating drought risks.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 is a case study on the Mediterranean Basin. The Mediterranean basin is characterized by water scarcity, recurrent droughts and impending desertification, which threaten geopolitical stability.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 is a case study on the drought characteristics over the Deccan Plateau Region of India. It focusses on the changing morphology of droughts in the Indian context.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 is a case study on Guadiana. It focusses on the implementation of the EU WFD and EU Drought Policy; and transboundary cooperation in drought planning and management.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 is a case study on drought and people’s livelihood in the Horn of Africa. It focusses on communication, awareness and outreach to have a wider reach- localised consistent and common messaging.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 is a case study on Euphrates-Tigris. Droughts are a regular and not an exceptional feature in the region. They have significant adverse social, environmental, health, and economic impacts.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 is a case study on the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The key massage entails that East Africa is one of the regions in the world most affected by droughts.