Water Productivity Journal (WPJ) Quarterly Publication
Climate Change
Socio-hydrological Resilience to Climate-induced Drought: A case of Naogaon, Bangladesh

Urmi Jahan Tanni; Nahrin Jannat Hossain; Md Mahfuzul Haque; Md Redwanul Islam

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 30 December 2021

https://doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2021.270875.1031

Abstract
  Drought poses significant environmental and economic threats in northwestern parts of Bangladesh. It results mainly due to uncertainty in rainfall and long-dry weather pattern. Scientists predict that less rainfall, characterized by climate change, will increase water scarcity and lead to severe hydrological ...  Read More

Climate Change
Investigation of temporal and spatial variations of meteorological drought in Lorestan province

Yaser Sabzevari; Saeid Eslamian

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 99-117

https://doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2022.334364.1047

Abstract
  Introduction: Drought is a deficiency in precipitation over an extended period. It is a part of normal climate variability in many climate zones. The duration of droughts varies widely. Drought can develop quickly and last only for a matter of weeks, exacerbated by extreme heat and/or wind, but more ...  Read More

Climate Change
The Response of Grazing Land Footprint to Natural and Anthropogenic Disturbances - A Panel Analysis

Zareena Begum Irfan; A Chandhini

Volume 2, Issue 1 , 2022, , Pages 59-94

https://doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2022.317597.1045

Abstract
  Rapid urbanisation has led to emergence of urban agglomerations, which are the primary drivers of unsustainable land use trends in recent years. In terms of less restrictive laws, grazing lands are the ones that are easiest to obtain for developmental purposes. The livestock sector is also booming in ...  Read More

Climate Change
Climate Change and Water Productivity

Mannava V. K. SIVAKUMAR

Volume 1, Issue 3 , 2021, , Pages 1-12

https://doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2021.248627.1015

Abstract
  Over the last three decades, climate change has emerged as one of the most crucial issues for humankind, with serious implications for sustainable development.  In recent decades, changes in climate have caused the impacts on natural and human systems on all continents and across the oceans. Human ...  Read More

Climate Change
A Review on the Implications of Changing Climate on the Water Productivity of Himalayan Glaciers

Bintul Huda Mir; M. A. Lone; Rohitashw Kumar; Somayeh Rahimi Khoshouei

Volume 1, Issue 3 , 2021, , Pages 25-36

https://doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2021.259848.1017

Abstract
  The Himalayas are one of the important and highest mountain ranges of the world spread over several countries. The region is rich in biodiversity and water resources. It is known as the third pole because of the largest glacier and ice reserve outside the two poles. This complex zone is highly critical ...  Read More

Climate Change
The potential impacts of climate change on groundwater management in west Africa

Samir A. Al-Gamal

Volume 1, Issue 3 , 2021, , Pages 65-78

https://doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2021.266953.1026

Abstract
  Climate change is probably going to affect groundwater resources, in Sub-Saharan ccountries (SSA) in Africa either directly, by means of changing precipitation patterns, or indirectly through the combination of changing precipitation patterns with evolving land-use practices and water request. West Africa ...  Read More

Climate Change
Climate Change and Integrated Water Resources Management to Prevent Water Disputes in Africa

Samir A. Al-Gamal

Volume 1, Issue 2 , 2021, , Pages 59-70

https://doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2021.263708.1023

Abstract
  The water resources in Africa is very sensitive to climate changes and climate variability. Over 95 percent of Africa’s agriculture is rain-fed and rural populations depend on agriculture and other natural resources for their livelihoods, and their crops are sensitive to the small changes in temperature ...  Read More

Climate Change
Impacts of Climate Change and Water Resources Management in the Southern Mediterranean Countries

Noureddine Gaaloul; Saeid Eslamian; Rim Katlance

Volume 1, Issue 1 , 2021, , Pages 51-72

https://doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2020.119476

Abstract
  This study seeks to assess the effects of climate change on the agriculture sector across a number of Southern  Mediterranean countries and evaluate relevant policy measures addressing these challenges for the region. Agriculture is dependent on land and water use, and key activity for rural populations ...  Read More