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Transboundary Water Management (TWM) Database
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Web Platform // Transboundary Water Management (TWM) Database

Launched in October 2011 by the Swedish Water House, the Transboundary Water Database maps the activities, processes, and projects of - and tools used by - actors working in transboundary water management (TWM). The Database identifies "knowledge gaps" and needs for further actions, thus informing decision-making in water management; highlights positive examples of TWM, acting as a motivation for increased investments by development partners; and promotes objective decision-making, thereby...

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UEA Water Security Research Centre
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Research Centre // UEA Water Security Research Centre

The Water Security Research Centre of the University of East Anglia (UK) applies natural and social science to address important theoretical, practical and policy challenges of managing water sustainably in a rapidly changing world. The Centre draws upon the unique skills and experience of internationally-renowned researchers in the UEA School of International Development and the UEA School of Environmental Sciences to address key water security and related issues from the individual to the...

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GrowingBlue
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Website // GrowingBlue

This site is meant to serve as a resource for credible, accurate information on water. It is also aimed at increasing global awareness of our water challenges and the need for thoughtful solutions. In that regard, we hope Growing Blue is a catalyst and platform for dialogue on this important topic. Water is one of the most critical factors in determining how and at what pace our world can support humanity's continued growth. That story needs to be told with a greater voice and to a broader...

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2013 Year of Water Cooperation
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Website // 2013 Year of Water Cooperation

The website for the Year of Water Cooperation is now online. The objective of this International Year is to raise awareness, both on the potential for increased cooperation, and on the challenges facing water management in light of the increase in demand for water access, allocation and services. The Year will highlight the history of successful water cooperation initiatives, as well as identify burning issues on water education, water diplomacy, transboundary water management, financing...

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International Finance Corporation
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Institution // International Finance Corporation

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. Established in 1956, IFC is owned by 182 member countries, a group that collectively determines our policies. Our work in more than a 100 developing countries allows companies and financial institutions in emerging markets to create jobs, generate tax revenues, improve corporate governance and environmental performance, and contribute to their...

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LinkedIN Group for the "Canadian Water Summit"
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Network // LinkedIN Group for the "Canadian Water Summit"

The Canadian Water Summit was created in 2009 to facilitate partnerships between leaders from business, government, NGOs and academia to help realize Canada's potential to be a world leader in water expertise and technology innovation.

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Water Resources Group (WRG)
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Organisation // Water Resources Group (WRG)

The Water Resources Group is a coalition of consumer goods companies, with the leadership of the International Finance Corporation, to assist governments to understand how water can drive energy and food security.

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Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
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Organisation // Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)

CGIAR is a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for sustainable development with the funders of this work. The funders include developing and industrialized country governments, foundations, and international and regional organizations. The work they support is carried out by 15 members of the Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centers, in close collaboration with hundreds of partner organizations, including national and regional research institutes,...

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World Water Council (WWC)
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Organisation // World Water Council (WWC)

The World Water Council is an international multi-stakeholder platform. It was established in 1996 on the initiative of renowned water specialists and international organizations, in response to an increasing concern about world water issues from the global community. The World Water Council's mission is "to promote awareness, build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels, including the highest decision-making level, to facilitate the efficient...

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Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT)
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Institute // Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT)

The Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT) provides teaching, research and consultancy services. The ITT is an interdisciplinary and international interface. The aim of the institute is to enable people of various technical and cultural backgrounds in the capacity for wide ranging cooperation on an interdisciplinary and international level as well as at the university and post-graduate level.

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