Water and Vulnerability

The research project “Water and Vulnerability in Fragile Societies” (WATVUL) seeks to provide new insights into multifaceted links between bio-physical and sociopolitical processes connected with water and vulnerability in Cambodia, Indonesia and Mexico.

This four-year (2018-2022) consortium project between the University of Helsinki and Aalto University is funded by the Academy of Finland. The consortium is led by Professor Anja Nygren. The sub-project of Aalto is led by Assistant Professor Matti Kummu.

The selected study areas consist of: 1) Mekong River basin floodplains in Cambodia; 2) Central Kalimantan, Indonesia; and 3) Grijalva River basin, in Tabasco, south-eastern Mexico.

Please visit the project blog for more information.

CONVIVA Research

Convivial (literally: ‘living with’) conservation offers a new approach to understanding and practicing environmental conservation. The CONVIVA research project is part of the broader convivial conservation movement.

CONVIVA is a collaboration among researchers and practitioners based in six different countries. It is headquartered in the Sociology of Development and Change (SDC) group at Wageningen University in the Netherlands and includes project teams from the Brazil, Finland, Tanzania, the United States and the United Kingdom. Non-academic partners include IUCN-Netherlands and WWF-Netherlands.

Please visit the project blog for more information.



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