A sustainable future of our water resources

FutureWater is a research and consulting organization that works throughout the world to combine scientific research with practical solutions for water management. FutureWater works with partners at both global, national and local levels.

Important topics are: water for food, irrigation, water excess, water shortage, climate change, and river basin management. FutureWater’s key expertise is in the field of quantitative methods, based on simulation models, geographic information systems and satellite observations.

FutureWater has offices in Wageningen (Netherlands) and in Cartagena (Spain).

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FutureWater Co-Convenes Session at the World Water Week

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), FutureWater and Statkraft convene a session on Mountains, glaciers, and hydropower in a changing climate at the World Water Week, organized in Stockholm 28 August – 2 September. This session will highlight the role of mountains in providing water, food, and energy for sustainable growth using examples […]

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Vacancy: Field Manager ThirdEye Project

FutureWater is looking for a highly motivated and competent field manager for the ThirdEye project in Mozambique. The person will be based in the area of Xai-Xai in Mozambique. The position is initially for one year and after proven success a permanent position will be offered. Project overview A key factor in enabling more efficient […]

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First week of successful training in Water Resources Modeling for ARA-Sul and ARA-Norte, Mozambique

During the week of 11-15 July, training in Water Resources Modeling (using SPHY) was provided to ARA-Sul and ARA-Norte (water boards) in Mozambique. This training was funded by NUFFIC’s Tailor-Made Training Programme, which is part of the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP II), and is specifically meant to enhance the overall functioning of an organization by […]

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Vacancy: Consultant in Water Resources Management

Description FutureWater is looking for a highly motivated and competent consultant in water resources management to contribute to various projects in Spain and Africa. The person will join the team in the office in Spain, Cartagena. The position is initially for one year and after proven success a permanent position will be offered. Required qualifications […]

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FutureWater organizes coordination meeting for IMPREX project at EU Joint Research Centre

On 27 and 28 June, IMPREX partners working on agriculture and droughts gathered in the premises of the EU Joint Research Centre (JRC) in the Italian city of Ispra. The two-day meeting provided an opportunity to review recent progress, coordinate future actions, and to establish links with relevant activities and laboratories of the JRC. The […]

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Identifying and designing business models for the ThirdEye project in Mozambique

How to be a commercial business, and at the same time reach out to the rural poor and enable them to increase their food production and improve their livelihoods? The key ingredient for success is getting the right business model! Agricultural Business Developer Jelle van den Akker investigated the transition of the ThirdEye project from a […]

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