Water as a global resource

Water as a global resource

Global analyses and local solutions for sustainable water resources management

Population growth, climate change and drinking water scarcity mean that sustainably managing global water resources is one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. To help solve the conflicts developing around this “blue gold”, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research has initiated the "Water as a global Resource (GRoW)“ funding measure on the basis of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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GRoW at the Stockholm World Water Week 25 – 30 Aug. 2019

At the World Water Week (25 – 30 Aug) GRoW will organizes two events. On Sunday, 25 August 2019, GRoW will present the potential of different approaches and methods to analyze interlinkages across SDGs, focusing particularly on SDG6 and other water-related goals. On Monday, 26 August 2019, another GRoW event will discuss how the water footprint can be used to support achieving the SDGs, in particular SDG 6. Further information on the Stockholm World Water Week is available here.

Facts and figures about GRoW

Duration: I/2017 – III/2020

Joint research projects: 12

Funded partners: 90