Oxford joins ‘NEWAVE’ of water governance

Posted on 27th August 2019

The European Union has awarded a major grant of four million Euros for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN) to the NEWAVE ‘Next Water Governance’ to the University of Oxford and partners as part of a consortium led by the University of Amsterdam. This four-year project begins Fall 2019. One of its key objectives […]

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Games Impact Understanding of Water and Food

Posted on 27th August 2019

By Roger Sykes  In the UK, we enjoy a year-round supply of fresh fruit and vegetables from here and abroad. However, much of it comes from water-stressed regions, from East Anglia to South Africa. This exposes the supply to water-related and other risks. For example, what would happen to water resources if we all started […]

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Ethiopia’s future — from hydropower to coffee — is tied to water

Posted on 27th August 2019

Dr Ellen Dyer and Meron Teferi Taye of the University of Oxford discuss how Ethiopia’s future challenges with climate change and agriculture relate to its water issues in this article.

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Recent PhD graduate shares insights into groundwater and poverty in southwest Kenya

Posted on 21st August 2019

To mark the successful completion of his UPGro PhD at Oxford University, Jacob gives some highlights from his research on groundwater and poverty in Kwale County, in South West Kenya.

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