Water & Development Research Group is a cross-disciplinary research group operating at the Aalto University, Finland. The group has a long research tradition in water and development issues as well as in integrated management of water resources.
Water & Development Research Group seeks to look at the interconnections between water and development with a comprehensive view. The group’s research builds on multi- and cross-disciplinarity and on close cooperation with other universities and research institutes both in Finland and abroad.
Aims of the Water & Development Research Group are:
- To conduct multi- and interdisciplinary water research aiming for sustainable and balanced development
- To offer educational activities focusing on the links between water and social, economic and environmental development at local, regional and global level
- To provide expert services in innovating and implementing technologies, strategies, policies and plans for enhancing integrated water resources development and management