Knowing water better: towards fairer and more sustainable access to natural resources - KnoWat

Objectives and outcomes

The objectives of the project are the following:

  • Strengthen water governance and management processes to address water scarcity, increased competition for water resources, and improved food security.
  • Strengthen capacities of national water experts and farmers in Rwanda, Senegal and Sri Lanka on water resources assessment.
  • Inform the conceptual discussion on water tenure with country perspectives and experiences.

The project outcomes are:

  • Develop and test a methodology to assess water resources, taking into account biophysical, socio-economic, political, legal and cultural aspects of water use, including water tenure.
  • Raise awareness about the concept of water tenure with a broader audience through outreach activities.

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