Overview of Chinese and European Water Security Management and Challenges

A knowledge exchange programme between Europe and the Development Research Centre of the Chinese Ministry of Water Resources has provided input to China’s efforts to enhance its water security over the next ten years.

MARTIN GRIFFITHS, JIN HAI and LIU DENGWEI look at the key features of the water reforms in both locations and at how the China Europe Water Platform that has developed from the exchange will provide a mechanism for future engagement.

We expect within a short time to be able to provide access to all the reports and analysis produced within the River Basin Management Program, which took place during 2007-2012, in the CEWP Knowledge Center.

Read about Water security in China and Europe: lessons and links.