Basin-level transboundary water management agreements are the norm, especially in Africa and Asia. However, new research suggests that the most actionable and impactful water management treaties may be taking place at smaller scales.
Recent research has quantified that large dams are linked to more than a million malaria cases each year. How can dam builders and operators, be encouraged to work with relevant government agencies to mitigate the public health threats, not just malaria, that large dams pose?
Transboundary cooperation in the Water Sustainable Development Goal can benefit from existing research. Here are six indicators for monitoring transboundary water cooperation for the 6th SDG on integrated water resources management.