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Evidence for the effectiveness of nature-based solutions to water issues in Africa

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There is increasing global interest in employing nature-based solutions, such as reforestation and wetland restoration, to help reduce water risks to economies and society, including water pollution, floods, droughts and water scarcity, that are likely to become worse under future climates. Africa is exposed to many such water risks. Nature-based solutions for adaptation should be designed to benefit biodiversity and can also provide multiple co-benefits, such as carbon sequestration. A syste...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1088/1748-9326/ac0210

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Environmental Change Institute
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2649-2202
Publisher:
IOP Publishing
Journal:
Environmental Research Letters More from this journal
Volume:
16
Issue:
6
Article number:
63007
Publication date:
2021-06-07
Acceptance date:
2021-05-17
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1748-9326
ISSN:
1748-9326
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
1181724
Local pid:
pubs:1181724
Deposit date:
2021-10-21

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