• Planning with water: part three

    Planning with Water is a six-part series that looks toward building a new value premise and societal change around water as the most valuable commodity on earth, essential to our future survival.

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  • Planning with water: part one

    Planning with Water is a six-part series that looks toward building a new value premise and societal change around water as the most valuable commodity on earth, essential to our future survival.

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  • Australia’s skills in water resources well placed to assist global demand for expertise

    The Australian Water Partnership provided a quality presence at World Water Forum 8, held in Brasilia over the week of 18th to 23rd of March 2018. AWP hosted a booth over the course of the week and supported the presence of several Australian water experts in plenary sessions. There were an estimated 600 enquiries at the […]

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  • Rob Rendell interview: Water Efficiency Improvement in Drought-Affected Provinces (WEIDAP) project in Vietnam

    This interview and related content was originally part of the Kini Interview Series. Kini is a retired brand of the AWP and IWCAN.

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  • Why we should all pay attention to Cape Town’s drought

    By Dean Muruven, WWF “…the worst time to respond to drought is in the midst of one. At that point, there are few, if any, good options available to avoid the worst impacts of drought, and combined with enflamed passions and politics, reaching consensus on solutions is nearly impossible.” This is an extract from an […]

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  • Thriving in crisis?

    Crisis as a driver of change

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  • Jordan WaterGuide Dialogue

    AWP Partners and DFAT recently conducted a mission to Jordan on the topic of managing water scarcity that involved the first application of the recent AWP publication WaterGuide. WaterGuide, published in March 2017, was prepared by Huw Pohlner and Will Fargher of Aither for AWP at the request of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs […]

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  • Learning from the 2008 food crisis: what happened, lessons learned, and ongoing consequences

    By Simon Ross, IWCAN In an interview, Quentin Fradton, an economist at the Australian National University, spoke about how a key report created in response to the 2007/2008 food crisis had inspired his work to bring people together to do something about it. This article gives a bit of background to this crisis, including how […]

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  • Lake Urmia (Image: Azin Haghighi / MEHR Newsagency)

    Iran-Australia cooperation to renew Lake Urmia

    As part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) established last September between The University of Melbourne and Sharif University of Technology in Iran, a joint research program will focus on finding practical solutions to the urgent issues facing the Lake Urmia Basin, a national priority for Iran. Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran was once the […]

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  • Drought action video | #droughtaction

    This video, directed and shot by Nachiket Pangare (Nash), covers the issue of water scarcity that is looming in many parts of the world. Water scarcity affects more than 40% of the global population, especially in Africa, Asia and Latin America. With agriculture accounting for over 70% of the world’s water consumption; food production expected […]

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