Capacity Development


A Wakeup Call from the Drip Dream

Written by: Margreet Zwarteveen and 1 other

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Networking on the Nile

Written by: Jan Luijendijk and 1 other

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IHE Delft strives to strengthen the programmes of universities and research institutes as well as the knowledge and capacity base of ministries and other water sector organizations in Africa, South-America and Asia/Pacific. We do this by training water professionals on-the-job, creating water education networks, joint research, policy advice, distance & e-learning, participation in innovative projects and facilitating knowledge sharing.

Research paper: Wehn et al. (2015) Strengthening Water Governance in the Global South: Role and International Experiences of IHE Delft in Capacity Development, Water Governance, 5, 26-34. 

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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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Kerala, India

Kerala floods: Recovering through resilience in a disaster

Written by Mohanasundar Radhakrishnan and 2 others, on 3 September 2018

Kerala, the south western state of India, known for its beautiful landscape and touristic attractions, has been devastated by flooding. Kerala is...

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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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