Water is a finite resource with growing demand from consumers and producers. As the threat of water scarcity grows, where can we turn? A circular economy in which both water and waste are managed as the assets that they are […]
Welcome to Swedish Water House!
We act as a neutral platform for Swedish actors interested in international water issues, creating spaces for dialogue, cooperation and knowledge sharing. The overall objective of Swedish Water House is to contribute to cooperation over water and development issues. An important element of Swedish Water House activity consists of seminars and workshops. The events involve a wide range of actors and disseminate knowledge about the often invisible role of water in various areas.
Is drought in California “the new normal”? – Challenges and opportunities for industry and policy The California drought is not over. The El Niño rains has only delivered average amounts of rain and snow, primarily to the northern half of […]
One year after the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement was adopted, actors in different sectors are processing how these new agendas affect their operations and how they best can contribute to their fulfilment. This workshop will facilitate an […]
News & Blogs
There is today a rapid migration of the rural poor to swelling urban centers in search of better job opportunities and improved livelihoods. A large part of these rural migrants succeeds in finding better life, but for many the hopes […]
It has been over a year since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the historic signing of the Paris Climate Agreement. Both of these events put forward a new agenda for development, and those who work in […]
Blog-report from FAO/SIWI workshop “Understanding the Forest and Water Monitoring Framework” During three highly interactive days, approximately 20 forest and water international experts convened at the SIWI office in Stockholm to discuss how to monitor interactions between forests and water, […]