The initiative aims to help scholars build their research capacity to understand the effects of climate change on water resources and water-related natural disasters.
The Adaptation H2O Graduate Research Awards will cover the awardees' field work expenses.
The next competition is set to open in March 2012. Check the CCW website for more information.
The successful candidates are:
Maura Andrew, PhD candidate, Rhodes University, South Africa
Developing collective social intent and institutions to ensure optimal social and environmental outcomes from the new ecosystem services markets in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
Evariste Fongnzossie Fedoung, PhD candidate, University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon
A study of mangrove destruction dynamics and climate change adaptation strategies in coastal communities of the Rio Ntem estuary mangroves, Campo, south Cameroon
Krasposy Kujinga, PhD candidate, University of Botswana
Climate change-related gender inequality: Toward enhancement of women’s capacity to adapt to water-related challenges in Ngamiland District, Botswana
Vanessa A. Lamb, PhD candidate, York University, Canada
Women, men, and fish: Fishing livelihoods, climate change impacts, and ecological knowledge mobilization at the Salween River, Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand
Francis Onyango Oduor, MSc candidate, Moi University, Kenya
Economic analysis of climate change and agriculture in Nyando, Kenya
Mercy Mwanikah Ojoyi, PhD candidate, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Assessing impacts of climate change and adaptation strategies on water resources and productivity in the Wami/Ruvu catchment, Tanzania
Thi Ha Phuong Pham, PhD candidate, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Gender and adaptation to climate-induced drought and water scarcity: A case study on livelihood security of the Co Tu of Vietnam’s south central uplands
Taiwo Oluwaseun Saliu, MSc candidate, The Federal University of Technology, Nigeria
Gender analysis of climate change strategies among farming households in the state of Ondo, Nigeria