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  • Are water markets the solution in Iran

    During a recent intergovernmental dialogue on addressing water scarcity in Iran, there was great interest in water markets. Like Australia, Iran uses a substantial proportion of its water resources in agriculture and similar to Australia’s past experience, Iran is now facing an existential threat associated with overallocation and use of water resources, with some even […]

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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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