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Volume 34, Issue 3

Special Issue: Water Resources Research in China in the Context of Climate Change and Anthropogenic Activity

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Current Projects

Human Rights to Water

The main objectives of this project is to analyse how several countries have approached the issue of human rights to water in terms of incorporating this concept into appropriate public policies, implementation of such policies, impac [...]

Research and Policy Publications

Towards Global Water Security: A Departure from the Status Quo?

Cecilia Tortajada and Victor Fernandez, Chapter of the book 'Global Water Security', World Wat [...]

Water resources are, and have always been, a multidimensional resource that crosses all social and economic sectors. Globally, growing population and urbanisation have increased the pressure to meet the water, energy, and food demands of larger populatio [...]

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Quest for Water Security in Singapore

Cecilia Tortajada and Cheryl Wong, Chapter of the book ‘Global Water Security’, World Water Co [...]

For decades, the main goal of Singapore in terms of water resources has been to become water-secure. As a result, water availability, accessibility, and affordability have traditionally been decided at the highest political level. Singapore’s overall dev [...]

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Impacts of megatrends on the global water landscape

Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas, 2018, International Journal of Water Resources Developme [...]

Megatrends can be defined as ‘sequence[s] of events or observed phenomena that have some momentum in a particular direction and some level of durability’ (Rohner, 2018). They are reshaping the future of the world in many known and unknown ways. In the ar [...]

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Building Sustainability

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  • An Editor’s Choice Collection of top articles

    Collection of top articles of our International Journal

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  • Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

    National University of Singapore

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  • Assessing Global Water Megatrends

    The first book highlighting the future megatrends in water sector.

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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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  • Routledge Geography, Planning & Urban Studies

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

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  • Series on Water Resources Development and Management

    New and forthcoming titles in the Series

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  • International Water Resources Association

    Editorial Team of the Water 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.