La Plata River basin, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay (WWDR3, 2009)
The frequency and magnitude of extreme hydrological events have been increasing in the economic centre of South America over the last 40 years as a consequence of major land use changes and climatic variability, with significant social and economic costs.
- Read the summary case study [bookmark pointing to full WWDR3 - PDF - 30 MB]
This geographical area was also examined in the following Report:
- Community involvement in La Plata River Basin, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay (WWDR2, 2006)