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Executive Summary – Global Trends & Challenges in Water Science, Research and Management
The Global Trends and Challenges in Water Science, Research and Management compendium, draws upon the expertise of IWA’s specialist groups who have identified the hot topics, innovations and global trends in water science, research and management that will have impact in solving global water challenges. The compendium highlights a diversity of approaches, from detailed technical and scientific aspects to more integrated approaches.
This Executive Summary highlights some of the emerging trends.
Asia and Oceania Director
Hong has been with IWA since 2009 and currently is the Regional Director for Asia & Oceania. She previously headed IWA’s Science, Practice and Policy agenda. Hong has vast experiences working with water leaders world-wide (e.g. through Spec... Read full biography
Phil Riddell December 14, 2015
If Africa’s water, agriculture and energy security were a card game, the stakes would be high. The continent will have a quarter of the world’s population...
Dipak Gyawali November 20, 2015
For many rural farmers, fishers and communities, food, water and energy resources are not considered as separate issues, they are just part of daily reality and...
Marie R. Sagen January 19, 2017
As the sun sets over the lush fields in the Indian city of Kolkata, it suddenly dawns upon me: this is the circular economy in action. It may be a low-income, l...