BEWATER - Making society an active participant in water adaptation to global change

BEWATER promoted dialogue and collaboration between science and society in sustainable water management in the Mediterranean. Project partners organised participatory processes involving scientists and other stakeholders in four pilot river basins throughout the Mediterranean (Catalonia, Cyprus, Slovenia and Tunisia).  Each identified and shared the challenges of climate change in their particular region and the various water management options available, designing joint plans for adaptation to climate change in their regions. BEWATER helped to find sustainable and inclusive solutions to key challenges facing European society, to incorporate Science in Society issues into research and innovation systems and to improve transnational cooperation. River Basin Adaptation Plans and local langauge publications are available on Zenodo.

Visit the BeWater website for more information.

BeWater Handbook
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BEWATER project was  funded by the European Commission. 7th Framework programme. Science in Society. Grant agreement Nr. 612385.

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Centro de Investigacion Ecologica y Aplicaciones Forestales - CREAF
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