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Resource efficient linkage of industrial units as NEXUS approach [19.05.2017]

Dresden NEXUS Conference © Jan Rieger

On May 17th, 2017 the Eco Industrial Park concept modeling, a case study of the IWRM Zayandeh Rud project, was presented and discussed at the Dresden NEXUS Conference....more

Handing over of the action plan for sustainable land use in the lower reaches of the Zayandeh Rud in Iran [19.05.2017]

Handing over of the action plan

In the presence of project partners and high-ranking representatives of the agricultural and environmental sectors, the products of the project for sustainable land use and climate change adaptation in Roodasht were handed over to the managing director of the Isfahan Regional Water Company on May 2nd....more

Iranian Vice Minister of Energy visits inter 3 office [30.03.2017]

The delegation at the inter 3 office © inter 3 GmbH

inter 3 received high-level guests from Iran on March 29: Vice Energy Minister Rahim Meidani and his delegation visited the inter 3 office in Berlin to learn about the institute and its current project activities in Iran....more

Project start: FLEXIBLE UTILITY – Climate resilience and efficiency in urban infrastructures [20.03.2017]

© Dieter Schütz / pixelio

How can the proper functioning of infrastructure systems under changing climatic conditions be ensured? The research project "FLEXITILITY” searches systematically for new ways to introduce flexible strategies of infrastructure operation. In this context, inter 3 is responsible for the development of societal approaches for flexible resource consumption as well as for the innovation management of holistic approaches for flexible infrastructure operation....more

Available now: IWRM Zayandeh Rud project booklet [08.02.2017]

© inter 3 GmbH

For seven years the IWRM Zayandeh Rud project has shown the manifold ways in which sustainable water management can and needs to be implemented in Iran. The recently released project booklet illustrates the achievements so far and goals and approaches for the coming years....more

inter 3 at the Blue Planet Berlin Water Dialogues [20.01.2017]


What are integrated (nexus) strategies for linking food security and sustainable management of water resources? At the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) Lena Horlemann presented results of inter 3’s current Iran projects at the Blue Planet Expert Panel....more

A complete success: "Citizens‘ Juries" for Participatory Agricultural Transformation in Iran [20.12.2016]

© IWRM Zayandeh Rud

On December 10th and 12th, around 60 farmers and their representatives gathered at the Agricultural Research Center in Isfahan to discuss the agricultural transformation in the Zayandeh Rud catchment. The recommendations, developed in a participatory way, are supposed to serve as a basis for future land policy decisions....more

New Publication on IWRM

Brochure for international students and graduates