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Cover for Water conflicts and cooperation: a media handbook.

This handbook is for journalists, researchers and policy makers who are interested in working in science communication for water, peace and cooperation, and who are searching for ideas and inspiration. It features descriptions on, and reflections of, the activities (including action research,...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
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Book
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Cover for Introduction: water reporting, let your story flow.

This chapter gives a brief introduction of the book and topics covered on water diplomacy and water reporting. The first section or theme of the book gives a background on water diplomacy and how it intersects with gender inclusiveness, sheds light on the inspiring experience of 'Informing Change...

Author(s)
Dewedar, R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The minister, the prophet and god's eye scientists' voices in Nile media reporting.

This chapter reflects on how scientists' or experts' voices are reported in the coverage of international water conflicts, drawing on a research on Nile media narratives undertaken within the project 'Open Water Diplomacy. Media, science and transboundary cooperation in the Nile basin'. Overall,...

Author(s)
Fantini, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Covering water in times of conflict.

The prevalence of local perspectives can be easily seen in the local media covering Nile Basin countries; most reports, articles, breaking news and even photos focus on national interests. It mostly shows how the Nile is a vital source for the country and the people's needs. But with the continuous ...

Author(s)
Aman, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reporting shared narratives: establishing transboundary cooperation through media.

This chapter addresses an often overlooked area in water diplomacy: the role of journalists in ensuring transboundary cooperation in shared rivers, shaping perceptions and contributing to define the scope of water debates and negotiations. A good example of balanced water coverage is described,...

Author(s)
Mugira, F.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Media and water, is the glass half full?

This paper deals with writing a story about water, e.g. the River Nile. It suggests that, to find a story, an interesting one, with a new angle, journalists need to be resourceful and attend relevant events related to water. They should then closely follow up news and analyses, especially in local...

Author(s)
Abdelmohsen, R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Satisfy people's thirst for information: SIWI experience in training water journalists.

This chapter focuses more on experiences of communication and reporting on water conflicts and cooperation; it offers insights on covering sensitive issues, going beyond national interest, and how journalists can address key issues, in a way that informs constructive policies and boosts...

Author(s)
Schneider, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Science communication skills for water coverage. Case study: IHE-SciDev training.

In May 2017, a workshop was held in Cairo, Egypt, to explore ways in which researchers doing research on topics related to the Nile Basin can work with journalists, aiming for better communication of science through media. The workshop hosted 40 participants, including communication specialists,...

Author(s)
Wendo, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What are the factors that dictate the choice of coping strategies for extreme climate events? The case of farmers in the Nile basin of Ethiopia.

This chapter argues that it is the differences in households' socioeconomic and environmental characteristics that affect the choice of coping strategies rather than the type of extreme event. In other words, a household employs what is at its disposal to cope with an extreme climate event, whether ...

Author(s)
Deressa, T. T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642895)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for River tourism: sailing the Nile.

This chapter discusses the geography, human history, and current tourism resources of the river Nile. It is shown that the river is important in tourism terms for many countries besides Egypt and Sudan, and that the range of tourism attractions and activities throughout the length of the river is...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter

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