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Current Projects

Management of Transboundary Rivers, Lakes and Aquifers

International organizations can play an important role as mediators of conflicts on transboundary water bodies. However, except for Eugene Black, the former President of the World Bank, who played a critical role in the 1950s on forgi [...]

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 (e-Journal)

    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

Chapter of the book 'Increasing Resilience to Climate Variability and Change: The Roles of Inf [...]

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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  • Routledge Geography, Planning & Urban Studies

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

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  • XVIth World Water Congress

    Cancun, Mexico, May 29 – June 2, 2017

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  • Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

    National University of Singapore

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  • 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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  • International Water Resources Association

    Editorial Team of the Water International Journal

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  • 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.