DUPC2: Global Partnership for Water and Development

Working with partners in developing countries is a key approach for IHE Delft to help solve water and development challenges. We believe that bringing together knowledge and experience from different perspectives will help find local solutions and strengthen capacities. DUPC2 supports a large number of partnership activities on education and training and research and innovation. The programme also aims to create synergies and further collaboration between activities and partners. 

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Water Intelligence for a more sustainable use of a crucial resource

Written by Nadine Sander , on 27 September 2018

The Litani River rises from the fertile Bekaa Valley and empties into the Mediterranean Sea. The river is an important water resource in the South...

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Mozambique, Vietnam and China

Managing the invisible: Groundwater salinity in coastal areas

Written by Tibor Stigter , on 6 September 2018

Around 40% of the world’s population lives within 100 km of the coastline. With the numbers increasing rapidly, the pressure on coastal freshwater...

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Sudan and Ethiopia

Many hands make light work: improving transboundary water management in the Tekezze-Atbara sub-basin

Written by Nadine Sander , on 13 July 2018

The Tekezze-Atbara tributary of the Nile is perhaps lesser known than the more famous Blue Nile and White Nile. Yet, millions of people call the...

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About DUPC2

The goal of the DUPC2 programme, is to provide tangible contributions in solving water and development challenges worldwide, by equipping people and organisations through sustained and strengthened partnerships in southern and transition countries. 

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