Latest news from the WFSC group.

Theme 7: Water Governance. Following a workshop held at Lund University, a special edition of the Journal of Ecology and Society is in publication. See two Theme 7 reports at the bottom of this page. (Posted 2 September 2013).

Theme 6: A workshop was held at the National University of Singapore from 29 to 30 November 2011.  The position paper developed at this meeting will be available shortly, but in the meantime a montage of photos from the event can be found at  The outline of the position paper can be downloaded on the Themes page.  (posted 8 December 2011)


WFSC Steering Group Meeting:  The most recent Steering Group meeting took place from 5 to 6 October at the University of Connecticut, USA with many useful discussions and some decisions to help push the WFSC agenda forward.  Meeting notes are available below.  (posted 27 October 2011)


Theme 1: UConn call for EOIs to fill short term teaching and research mentoring positions in the Ethiopian Institute for Water Resources. (posted 3 May 2011)

The Ethiopian Institute of Water Resources (EIWR) at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, is looking for faculty and experts who can travel to Ethiopia and deliver an intensive three-week graduate-level course during summer 2011, fall 2011 and spring 2012 as part of the Water Resources Engineering and Management (WREM) programme. EIWR was established under the Africa-U.S. Higher Education Initiative funded by USAID-HED to serve as the central administration unit to coordinate research, education and outreach activities amongst partnering U.S. and Ethiopian Universities.

The current partnering universities are the University of Connecticut and Alabama A&M University in the U.S. and Addis Ababa University, Mekelle University, Hawassa University, Arba Minch University and Bahir Dar University in Ethiopia.

Please see the links below for a course list and schedule and additional programme information.

In addition to these teaching opportunities, there are opportunities for co-advising Ethiopian MS and PhD students supported by the program and for international collaborations.