Water and Poverty Network (WAPONET)


EScGD is part of the Water and Poverty Network (WAPONET, “Red Temática sobre Pobreza Hídrica”), where the main goal is to bring together knowledge, experiences and best practices acquired at national level in the area of water poverty. We engage with other academic partners to consolidate ongoing initiatives and identify future potential areas where to research, develop, pilot, evaluate and deploy solutions regarding pro-poor delivery of water services.

Funded by: Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (MINECO) National Programme for Fostering Excellence in Scientific and Technical Research – Acciones de dinamización “Redes de Excelencia”.

Participating entities: The networks comprises 8 academic partners from Spain: Water Land and Sustainability Group (GRATS) of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Engineering Sciences and Global Development research group (EScGD) at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Urban Transformation and Global Change Laboratory (TURBA) of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Studies of Well-Being, Environment and Economic Policy (SWEEP) of the Universidad de Granada, Interuniversity Institute of Geography (IIG) at the Universidad de Alicante, Interuniversity Institute of Local Development (IIDL) of the Universitat Jaume I , Research Group on Territorial Structures and Systems (GIEST) of the Universidad de Sevilla, and Oviedo Efficiency Group at the Univesidad de Oviedo. The project coordinator is GRATS.

Duration: April’18 – December’19

Contact: David Saurí Pujol

Website: https://waponet.org/