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The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy

A global, science-based organization, The Nature Conservancy works in more than 70 countries to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. 
Its water program is backed by 400 staff working across more than 500 freshwater conservation projects. 

To keep pace with the scale of today’s challenges, the Conservancy employs a diverse set of pragmatic, locally-led and scalable solutions that aim to protect rivers because of the immense value they provide to people, economies and the environment.

Associated sessions

10 May
11:00 - 12:30

Strategic basin planning

Type: Focus session
Co-convenors: The Nature Conservancy

There is growing recognition that site selection is critical for successful hydropower development. There have been attempts to plan at the basin level, with the aim of optimising not only energy systems, but also broader environmental, social,... (Read more)

11 May
13:00 - 14:00

Productivity and forest restoration

Type: Interval

Hydropower operators are being impacted across tropical basins due to heavy sedimentation and increased climate variability. Recent research by Conservation International shows strong potential for cloud forest restoration to enhance water... (Read more)