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Hafsa Munia
“The work I have produced has important policy implications for improving water management in transboundary basins”, says Hafsa Munia from SYKE.

Doctoral dissertation: Global analyses of drivers of water scarcity indicators in transboundary river basins

Press release 2020-02-17

Future water scarcity in transboundary river will intensify in basins which are already under stress and is mostly a local problem, reports a new doctoral dissertation. Hafsa Munia, researcher of the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, developed a novel framework to understand globally the evolution of transboundary water scarcity over time and to assess downstream dependencies on upstream water use. Her doctoral dissertation will be examined at the Aalto University on 21 February.

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