Read, Debate: Engage.


Water is a highly contested resource. Some say it is the 'new oil' and predict that conflicts around access to water will increase in the near future.

For this reason, we decided to take a closer look at policy making in the water sector. We map crisis areas, highlight innovative ways to minimise risk from floods in Pakistan, dissect what is at stake in cross-border water resource management in the Middle East and formulate ideas on how to tackle corruption in the water sector in Zambia.

Throughout the dossier, or guiding question is "what role can policy makers and civil society play in ensuring access to water?"