- Reseach project
- – Western Pacific
Read about some of the whole-of-water cycle, trans-disciplinary and collaborative applied research activities we have led across the world.
The overarching objective of this project was to create an index that understands and prioritises water investments to reduce a country's risk from COVID-19 impacts in the short, medium, and long term. To do this, the team created a COVID-19 Water Security Risk Index, building upon the data collected for and the methods used in the ADB’s Asian Water Development Outlook approach. We defined COVID-19 risk as the risk of community wide impact caused by an outbreak of COVID-19, including elements of health, economics, and water security.
Full research title: Promoting Safe Child Faeces Management: Behaviour Change Interventions that Leverage Local Ways-Of-Knowing And Address Inequitable WASH Gender Norms In Solomon Islands Duration: July 2019 – June 2021
Full research title: Supporting urban food security and livelihoods through improving WASH outcomes for protection against COVID-19 in markets and food /agricultural chains: WASH, foodways, markets, women and COVID-19 in Vanuatu Duration: October 2020 - June 2021
Research Focus: International WaterCentre and Griffith University researchers are currently working on a project to support improvement of water governance and management in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR).