Oxford University co-chairs global Task Force on Water Security and Sustainable Growth

Posted on 10th September 2013

Professors Jim Hall and David Grey are co-chairs of the Expert Task Force of the Global Water Partnership and OECD Global Dialogue on Water Security and Sustainable Growth, launched at the World Water Week in Stockholm on 2 September.

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Using futures thinking to navigate food, water and energy challenges of the 21st century

Posted on 31st January 2013

A report from Oxford University’s Smith School for Enterprise and the Environment explores the complexities of the interrelated challenges of food, water and energy, aiming to deepen the leadership debate on resource security in the 21st century

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DFID’s challenges and opportunities for delivering water security in a post-MDG world

Posted on 8th November 2012

As the Millennium Development Goals come to a close in 2015, the international development community finds itself at a transition point. Decision-makers have the exciting and daunting task of shaping global policy for the coming generations. This blog is based on a talk delivered by Jean-Paul Penrose, DFID’s Senior Water Resources Adviser, part of the Water Security, Growth and Development seminar series.

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Global leaders discuss food, water and energy scarcities at Re|Source2012

Posted on 21st August 2012

Re|Source2012 provided the platform for global business, finance, political and academic leaders to rethink, reform and renew ideas about managing resources. Oxford Professors Jim Hall and David Grey spoke at a session ‘A Thirst for Growth’, whilst Patrick Thompson and Dr Simon Dadson presented water exhibits to the high profile delegates.

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