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

Project approach

The project approach is based on an integrated water resources assessment that includes water accounting, as well as water governance and water tenure assessment. Combined water accounting, water governance and water tenure assessment will help to understand hydrological, social, political, legal and economic factors and relationships, which underpin key challenges in water governance while also helping to identify key risks and opportunities to address them. 

The following figure shows the overall framework of the water resources assessment:

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