Nieuws in 2014
1 oktober 2014
During the week of 15-19 September the WatPlaG consortium, consisting of ARA-Centro, FutureWater, Waterschap Hunze en Aa’s, UNESCO-IHE, and WE-Consult, held its final project seminars in Beira and Maputo. The WatPlaG project’s goal was to demonstrate the Netherlands Water Governance system to ARA-Centro (waterboard) in Mozambique. The actual activities of this project were to introduce, […]
6 juni 2014
FutureWater is pleased to announce that we are one of the 39 finalists that were approved to conduct an innovative project for “Securing Water For Food: A Grand Challenge For Development”. The “Securing Water For Food” challenge was launched in 2013 at the World Water Week in Stockholm. This challenge is supported by the United […]
2 juni 2014
Increasing precipitation and glacier melt keep Asia’s rivers flowing. Continued water supply from the Himalayas in the coming decades.
A study from FutureWater, Utrecht University and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) suggests that despite retreating glaciers, the amount of water supplied by the Himalayan mountains will increase in the coming decades. Their findings were published in Nature Climate Change on 1 June. Glacier- and snowmelt contribute water to ten important river […]