Water availability/cleanliness

'Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all'.

More than two billion people globally are living in countries where the demand for water exceeds the available amount. With global demand for water set to outstrip supply in the years ahead and climate change increasing the likelihood of drought, new approaches are needed to ensure the world’s population has reliable access to clean drinking water.

Safe drinking water and hygienic toilets protect people from disease and enable communities to be more effective and productive. We aim to address both science and social science in water policy and governance, to develop innovative and sustainable solutions to solve the water threats facing society today.

Projects available under this theme

Applications for 2019 entry are now closed. Projects for 2020 entry will be announced in December 2019.