NeWater Objectives

The NeWater project had the following specific objectives:

NeWater was an ambitious integrated project that necessarily began with a new understanding among its diverse partners, to be achieved through:

The founding principle of NeWater was the co-development and co-application of innovative methods in purposely selected river basins, a goal which was achieved through following two objectives:

The core aim of NeWater was to understand and promote transitions to enhanced adaptive strategies for integrated water resource management. This was expressed in specific objectives:

Assessing adaptive management and progress towards it implementation entailed understanding current vulnerability and adaptive capacity:

The baseline understanding must be based in robust science:

The wealth of experience gained in the NeWater research and applications supports a broader and more knowledgeable community of researchers, practitioners and policy makers. These objectives encompass our synthesis and major deliverables: