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The annual flood pulse in the Ayerwaddy Delta supports unique floating rice varieties, creating a biodiversity hotspot for fish and other aquatic species. We are working to understand the impacts of built infrastructure and climate change on the flood pulse, and to identify potential areas for expansion of flood based rice systems.
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Water security is a critical for economic development as well as climate change adaptation, and a combination of natural and man-made infrastructure is the best way to ensure a reliable water supply for all stakeholders.
The Karnali Basin of far West Nepal is home to many endemic and rare species of wildlife, but also the site of proposed hydropower and irrigation development; we are working to determine the quantity and quality of water flows required to sustain freshwater ecosystems and the human livelihoods that depend on them.