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Current Projects

Integrated River Basin Management

Integrated river basin management, irrespective of the national and international rhetorics, has made limited progress in the region. Integrated planning of river basins should be based on a dynamic methodology which can be adapted no [...]

Research and Policy Publications

The California Drought: Coping Responses and Resilience Building

Cecilia Tortajada, Matthew J. Kastner, Joost Buurman and Asit K. Biswas, 2017, Environmental S [...]

Building resilience to extreme events is very complex. It involves consideration of climatic and non-climatic factors, human and natural environments and their dynamics, and governance systems that include groups with wide-ranging authorities, influence [...]

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Structuring Water Rights in China: A Hierarchical Framework

Yahua Wang, Tingting Wan and Asit K. Biswas, 2017, International Journal of Water Resources De [...]

The rapid development of China’s market economy compels the adoption of water rights and associated market mechanisms to optimize the allocation of water resources. The complexity of understanding and practising Chinese water rights is highlighted by the [...]

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The Rapidly Changing Global Water Management Landscape

Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas, 2017, International Journal of Water Resources Developme [...]

Rapidly changing global conditions will make water resources management and provision of services increasingly complex – more than ever before in human history. These changing conditions will be precipitated by issues like population (number and structur [...]

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Water Scarcity and Regional Security in India

Cecilia Tortajada, Udisha Saklani, and Asit K. Biswas, Chapter of the book 'Water, Security an [...]

As India’s population has increased, so have its water requirements. Before India was partitioned in 1947 into two countries, its population was around 390 million: 330 million in India and another 60 million in what later became Pakistan. By 2016, the p [...]

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Building Sustainability

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  • Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

    National University of Singapore

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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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  • 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.