THE WATER GOVERNANCE BLOG AT IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

The Water Kingdom

It is rare to find a non-fiction book about water that aims for a broad audience yet can impress water professionals. “The Water Kingdom” by Philip Ball (Penguin Random House, 2016) does so and I...

Gendered occupations in the water sector

This blog is a collaboration between Cecilia Alda Vida, Maria Rusca, Margreet Zwarteveen, Klaas Schwartz and Nicky Pouw to introduce their publication Occupational genders and gendered occupations: the case of water provisioning in Maputo,...

The media at the 5th Nile Basin Forum

At the end of October I attended the Nile Basin Development Forum (NBDF) in Kigali, the bi-annual event organised by the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) bringing together water professionals, policy makers, researchers, international institutions, NGOs,...

Pluralizing water science

This blog post is a collaboration between Jeltsje Kemerink-Seyoum, Margreet Zwarteveen, Jaap Evers, Emilie Buist, and Tatiana Acevedo Guerrero Every year in October, IHE Delft organises a one week introduction week to welcome its...

A letter for Emma

22-9-2017 To whoever it may concern, I write to you, because I would like to share some of my personal and professional experiences. Between 2006 and 2010, I coordinated an NFP (Netherlands Fellowship Programme)...

Bathing without water

New publication on everyday practices of sanitation and hygiene in the low-income areas of Lilongwe, Malawi Hygiene matters to people! This post has been written by Maria Rusca, Cecilia Alda-Vidal and Nienke Kral  ...

Water on the Road

5 research teams, 8 days, 30+ stakeholders, and countless kilometers covered under the Spanish sun. As part of the Water Management & Governance MSc Programme’s Fieldtrip module, students embarked to discover and research the...