Third World Centre for Water Management

Current Projects

Assessments of Impacts of Large Dams

Construction of large dams has been a controversial issue in recent years. Proponents of large dams claim that they deliver many benefits. In contrast, opponents argue that dams bring catastrophic losses to the society.

Research and Policy Publications

Confronting Global Security in an Era of Water Instabilities

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

  [caption id="attachment_13208" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A woman scoops water in a dry riverbed near Kataboi village in remote Turkana in northern Kenya. (UK Department for International Development/CC BY 2.0)[/caption]   Kris H [...]

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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://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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  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaSCu2o9pAE
  • The death of academic citizenship: why our universities are failing us

    An interview, Australian National University, November 16, 2016

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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.