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Mark Harvey will draw on experiences of rural water supply and sanitation programming in Nepal in the early 2000s, infrastructure development generally in Afghanistan between 2009 and 2015, and WASH in Democratic Republic of Congo in recent years, giving particular consideration to the dynamic of development and humanitarian responses. Mark is one of thirteen Heads of Profession at DFID…
It is well established that collaboration and partnerships between different stakeholders is necessary to manage catchments effectively. However once such collaborations are established, there arises the question of the supporting institutional structures. Standard approaches tend to be contracts, regulation and incentives, influenced by neo-classical or standard economics. However these approaches, amongst other failings, do not…
Rose George writes about the hidden, secret and underexplored. But how do you speak about the unspeakable? How do you write a book that people may not dare pick up? Blood, shit, periods: how do you persuade people that these things are critical, when they don’t want to talk about them? Rose George writes books and…
We are delighted to invite you to register for this year’s water@leeds Doctoral Research and Training Centre welcome event here at the University of Leeds on Tuesday 6th November 2018 at 12:30pm Here, you will be able to get to meet the water@leeds team, the other students, find out what we do and how we…
water@leeds Annual Confluence 2018 The water@leeds confluence will take place on Thursday 27th of September 2018 in the Edward Boyle Research Meeting Room 1. This event is an opportunity to network and develop new collaborations. Join us to talk about all things related to water. To attend the event, please register here There will be…
The aims of the visit are to discuss potential collaborations with AMBIENTA and to promote future engagement between AMBIENTA and water@leeds‐Leeds University Tentative Agenda 12:00 Welcome meeting with Gabriela Lopez 13:00 Seminar ‘AMBIENTA’s close to market research projects and opportunities for collaboration with United Kingdom and water@leeds’ 15:00 University Tour/ one‐one meetings Federico Julian,  AMBIENTA…
Abstract Cape Town – a rapidly growing city of four million – is currently suffering from the worst drought on record. After three consecutive dry years, including the two driest years on record, the reservoirs supplying the region are nearly empty. Extreme water restrictions – limiting per capita daily use to a mere 50 litres…
Information Session hosted by the Priestley International Centre for Climate and water@leeds Tender-based contract research from government departments, companies, national parks, local authorities etc. provide an alternative route for funding exciting, demand-driven research. They open opportunities to make connections with stakeholder groups, build profile as an expert in the field and have different flexibilities (and…
Gratefully borrowing a good title from water@leeds, the Integrated Catchment Solutions Programme (iCASP) one day Confluence takes place on June 15th. The event will bring together 150 people engaged in water catchment issues such as peatland restoration, reducing flood and drought risk, enabling sustainable agriculture and improving water quality. Some will be from professional and…
Join water@leeds, the Centre for Global Development (CGD) and Research in Development Network (RiDNet) for a Chatham House Discussion with Tim Wainwright Chief Executive of WaterAid UK A Career in International Development Notes from the Frontline of WASH and Disability Tim will be talking to Professor Barbara Evans, Chair of Public Health Engineering at the…