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Current Projects

Women and Water Management

The Centre has embarked in the task of analysing the roles women play and could play in the management and planning of water resources from the viewpoints of senior women water managers and decision-makers at the national, regional an [...]

Research and Policy Publications

Confronting Global Security in an Era of Water Instabilities

Kris Hartley, Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas, 2017, Foreign Policy Journal, Online publication

    Kris Hartley, Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas Foreign Policy Journal | February 3, 2017 Political instability complicated by water security threats compromises America’s ability to navigate global security challenges. The st [...]

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Increasing Resilience to Climate Variability and Change: The Roles of Infrastructure [...]

Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, 2016, Springer, Singapore, 286 pages

This book highlights the role that both infrastructure and governance play in the context of resilience and adaptation to climate variability and change. Eleven case studies analyze in-depth impacts of extreme events in projects, basins and regions in th [...]

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Water, Governance, and Infrastructure for Enhancing Climate Resilience

Cecilia Tortajada, chapter of the book 'Increasing Resilience to Climate Variability and Chang [...]

Water management, climate change, and climate variability—along with their numerous interlinkages and the extent of related hydrologic, economic, social, environmental, and political impacts over time and space—have become issues of increasing global con [...]

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Building Sustainability

    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02508060.2016.1255379
  • The Need to Put Practice into Policy

    Editors’ introduction to the special issue of papers from the IWRA XV [...]

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  • https://lkyspp.nus.edu.sg/?lky_event=managing-water-as-a-human-right-challenges-and-opportunities
  • Managing Water as a Human Right: Challenges and Opportunities

    IWP Research Seminar, by Prof Asit K. Biswas, March 6, 2017

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  • http://explore.tandfonline.com/page/pgas/high-impact-geography-planning-urban
  • Routledge Geography, Planning & Urban Studies

    Browse a selection of articles from some of our most influential auth [...]

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  • http://www.worldwatercongress.com/
  • XVIth World Water Congress

    Cancun, Mexico, May 29 – June 2, 2017

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  • http://www.waterworld.com/articles/wwi/print/volume-31/issue-1/headline/top-25-leaders.html
  • WWi’s Top 25 Leaders Listing 2016

    Global thought leaders in the water/wastewater industries

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  • http://lkyspp.nus.edu.sg/
  • Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

    National University of Singapore

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  • http://www.springer.com/series/7009?detailsPage=titles
  • Series on Water Resources Development and Management

    New and forthcoming titles in the Series

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  • http://www.routledge.com/books/series/WATER/
  • Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    New and published books of the Series.

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  • http://www.iwra.org/index.php?mainpage=58&page=193&subpage=
  • International Water Resources Association

    Editorial Team of the Water International Journal

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  • https://www.water-challenge.com/
  • Water Challenge blog by Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    A blog created for discussions on the issue of water use and availability

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  • http://tandf.msgfocus.com/q/1HlaSnjQN2o4voYFDjMj7/wv
  • An Editor’s Choice Collection of top articles

    Collection of top articles of our International Journal

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About us

Efficient water management requires new knowledge and implementable solutions, as well as synthesis of current experiences from different parts of the world. The primary objective of the Centre is thus generation, synthesis and application of knowledge, and extensive global dissemination of the related information.