A Secure Water Future is Our Biggest Challenge

Asit K. Biswas, President of the Third World Centre for Water Management, shown in his work environment/office and at a local park in Atizapan, State of Mexico, Mexico. He was awarded the 2006 Stockholm Water Prize.

Stockholm Water front | Number 6 | June 10, 2006

On August 24, during the World Water Week in Stockholm, Professor Asit K. Biswas will receive the 2006 Stockholm Water Prize from the hands of HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden. The Prize marks a high water mark -one of many during his long and distinguished career -for this most worldly of citizens.

Born in Bangladesh, raised in India, educated in Canada (where he holds citizenship) and with a global operation based out of Mexico and Spain, Professor Biswas through his life’s work truly embodies the “outstanding achievements” the Stockholm Water Prize was founded to honour.

On the eve of this year’s Water Week, Stockholm Water Front took time out to ask the distinguished professor several questions and gain ever greater insight on this great man.

Full interview