Transforming water governance through SI:
Housed at the University of Victoria's Centre for Global Studies, alongside the POLIS Water Sustainability Project, the Water, Innovation, and Global Governance Lab is a group of researchers fascinated by the seemingly insurmountable social-ecological challenges being faced in watersheds throughout Canada and the world. We believe that improving water governance in the future will require innovation, and not just technological innovation, but social innovation. With that interest in mind, we undertake case studies from across the province, the country, and the world, to find out how to build the existing capacity for social innovation in watersheds to address the most complex issues for water. We attempt to understand and characterize the conditions required for social and governance innovation and how that may contribute to the overall resilience of our watersheds.
After a great day of #A_SHARED_Future case study discussions yesterday, Derek Kornelsen discusses political philosophy & multiple ways of knowing at @sthlmresilience cc @fortheHECofit via @micheleleemoore pic.twitter.com/42m4oRjVSi
Wisdom! The progress in governance, finance, energy, etc alongside the injustices - two sides of the same water story! Looking forward to the read on South Africa's green water & more @lswatuk ! via @micheleleemoore