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Welcome to the first edition of the BeWater Project Newsletter!

Twice a year we will bring you up-to date with the main issues and events going on in BeWater. We will explore some of the concepts that make up the project in more detail and each edition will include links to upcoming events and other news.  Contributions with information about upcoming activities and events and any other useful links are most welcome!

BeWater: Science and society adapting to global change in the Mediterranean basin
Projections of future climate change point to increasing water scarcity and drought in the Mediterranean region.This will cause serious socioeconomic loss and have significant environmental impact.

The communities based around Mediterranean River Basins will be highly affected by these changes, yet they are not necessarily consulted when scientists and managers plan solutions for the future. Continue reading

BeWater Case Studies in the Mediterranean

The BeWater project aims to address the potential impact of both climate and socio-economic change on Mediterranean river basins. Continue reading

Meeting Stakeholders in the Four Corners of the Mediterranean

The BeWater Approach makes society an active part in developing sustainable water management and adaptation plans to deal with the impacts of global change in the Mediterranean. Continue reading

Spreading the BeWater Message

One of the challenges of the BeWater project is establishing opportunities for dialogue with society on the water management issues that affect them. Continue reading
Upcoming Activities and Events

World Water Week
Stockholm, Sweden
31 August - 5 September, 2014
ore information

BeWater Consortium Workshop
Pedieos, Cyprus

21-23 October

Members of the BeWater project Consortium will meet in Pedieos to discuss matters related to all aspects of the project, sharing progress on pending and upcoming tasks and collaborating on future planning and strategy. The meeting will also include a visit to the Pedieos River Basin.

Other News

BeWater Presentation and Side Events at Green Week 2014
Continue reading

BeWater partner Corporation Blue has been invited to present their Water and Energy Policy Review results and the BeWater Project at the 2014 World Water Week in Stockholm. Corporation Blue will take part on the invitation of
European Water Partnership (EWP)via the German Water Partnership, which has the opportunity to present their work at the Germany Govt / GIZ / BMZ pavilion stand. continue reading.
BeWater has featured in Slovenian language
Journal Latnik and the newspaper Primorkse novice.

Useful links

Bewater is part of the Aquaknow community
, a collaborative work space and repository dedicated to water and sanitation.

The next edition of the BeWater Newsletter is planned for November 2014.
Contributions are welcome; please contact Sarah Adams at EFIMED.

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This project has received funding from the European Union's seventh programme for research, technological development and demonstartion under grant agreement NO 612385