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Water International Best Paper 2012 Awards

Posted: 2014-04-10  Type: News

Every year, a selection is made from all papers published in the last three volumes of the IWRA official journal, Water International. A short list of candidate papers is drawn up by the editors of WI, reviewed by the IWRA Publications Committee, and forwarded to the WI Editorial Board, which selects a candidate or candidates. These are then forwarded to the IWRA Awards Committee and from there to the President and the Executive Board for final approval.  Selection of best papers is based on relevance, rigor, impact and any other factors deemed important by members of the Editorial Board “jury”. 

From 2012 issues, the Best Paper Awardee was "Virtual water hegemony: the role of agribusiness in global water governance" by Suvi Sojamo, Martin Keulertz, Jeroen Warner and John Anthony Allan. 

Two papers deserved honourable mention: "Impacts and implications of mobile water payments in East Africa", by Tim Foster, Rob Hope, Mike Thomas, Ilana Cohen, Aaron Krolikowski and Cliff Nyaga and "The right to water in a transboundary context: emergence of seminal trends", by Christina Leb. 

Certificates will be given to the winning authors or their representatives at the forthcoming IWRA XV World Water Congress, to be held in Edinburgh, in May 2015. More information about the authors here. 


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