WaL Roundtable: How to use water as a lever to drive climate-resilient development?
The Roundtable ‘Water as Leverage – Call for Climate Action’ will give an answer to the questions: ‘How to use water as a lever to drive climate-resilient development?’ and ‘How can you get involved?’
Catalyzing urban climate actions through a design-led holistic and inclusive approach
Innovative, resilient urban projects through partnership
Water’s connecting capacity as driver for sustainable development.
How partners across society make WaL work, and drive impactful climate adaptation action?
Importance to engage the financial sector from the start and new initiative WaL in Vietnam
Lead Valuing Water Initiative
About Water as Leverage
Water as Leverage focuses on catalyzing urban climate actions through a design-led holistic and inclusive approach, using water’s connecting capacity as driver for sustainable development.
For latest update, University of Groningen also published two articles on Water as Leverage Semarang:
o 2020 A transformative process for urban climate resilience: The case of Water as Leverage Resilient Cities Asia in Semarang, Indonesia, Laeni, N., Ovink, H., Busscher, T., Handayani, W., & van den Brink, M. (2020). In R. de Graaf-van Dinther (Ed.), Climate resilient urban areas. Governance, design and development in coastal delta cities. Palgrave Macmillan
o 2020 Building Local Institutional Capacities for Urban Flood Adaptation: Lessons from the Water as Leverage Program in Semarang, Indonesia, Laeni, N., van den Brink, M., Busscher, T., Ovink, H. & Arts, J., 1-Dec-2020, In : Sustainability. 12, 23, p. 1-22 22 p., 10104.