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We’re hiring: Communications and Impact Manager

We’re hiring: Communications and Impact Manager

FutureDAMS is hiring!  We're looking for highly motivated Communications and Impact Manager to engage key audiences and support real-word impact on FutureDAMS (4 days) and the Research and Evidence Facility on Migration in the Horn of Africa (1 day). This role...

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What to do with old dams?

What to do with old dams?

By Barnaby Dye Many industrialised countries in Europe and America built dams in the early 20th, or even 19th century. As these infrastructures age, their services may be better replaced by other technologies.  Often, this happens when sedimentation builds up in a...

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Watch: Prof Julien Harou at the Geneva Water Hub

Watch: Prof Julien Harou at the Geneva Water Hub

Professor Julien Harou was recently invite to give a 15 minute talk at the Geneva Water Hub. The Water Talks series is an open-speech opportunity for researchers to expose and explain their ideas, their stances on contemporary challenges linked to water governance....

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FutureDAMS formalises partnerships in Myanmar

FutureDAMS formalises partnerships in Myanmar

Researchers from the FutureDAMS consortia recently returned from a very successful team visit to Myanmar, where they engaged in partnership building with research, civil society and government bodies in Yangon. Myanmar is a leading partner in the GCRF-funded...

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FutureDAMS at Development Studies Association Conference

FutureDAMS at Development Studies Association Conference

FutureDAMs researchers Pon Souvannaseng and David Hulme are convening a panel at the Development Studies Association Conference. The panel will also include papers from FutureDAMS researchers. The conference runs from 19-21st June at the Open University in Milton...

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WWF and TNC advocate for FutureDAMS style trade-off analysis

WWF and TNC advocate for FutureDAMS style trade-off analysis

‘Connected and Flowing’, the recent report by WWF and The Nature Conservancy was co-authored by FutureDAMS research director, Julien Harou. It recommends that any new dams should be subject to a system scale trade-off analysis, of the type that FutureDAMS is...

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Workshop with the Kenyan Water Resources Authority

Workshop with the Kenyan Water Resources Authority

By Anthony Hurford On 8 May I travelled to Embu in Kenya to conduct training for Water Resources Authority (WRA) staff on the benefits of water resources system simulation modelling within a browser-based interface. Partners from Jomo Kenyatta University of...

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