The BMBF funding measure GRoW

The BMBF funding measure GRoW

Population growth, climate change and drinking water shortages make sustainable use of water resources worldwide one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. As a contribution to solving the emerging conflicts surrounding the "blue gold", the BMBF has launched the funding measure "Global Resource Water (GRoW)" on the basis of the Agenda 2030.

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GRoW Webinar #2: 

"Using remote sensing for efficient water management in agriculture" (in English)

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The technical brief is now available!



Recent updates


Water as a Global Resource Conference (20-21 Oct. 2020, Berlin)


Overaching recommendations by GRoW researchers


BMBF Water Innovation Atlas

Science & Research Forum I Water Dialogues for Results - Towards Bonn 2021


Water as a global resource



SaWaM Image Movie

Künstliche Intelligenz in der Umweltforschung

STEER: Introducing the Diagnostic Water Governance Tool

Facts and figures about GRoW


Duration: I/2017 – III/2020
Joint research projects: 12
Funded partners: 90