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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 the Degrowth debate in Germany's energy sector [29.11.2016]

Citizen energy and Degrowth movement – a perfect match? Six Hypotheses contrasting the realities of the German energy transition and the associated citizen initiatives with the (normative) claims of the Degrowth movement....more

New publication: "Nudging" as innovative environmental policy instrument [21.09.2016]

Nudge - Schematic Design © Michalek, Meran, Schwarze, Yildiz

"Nudging" as an innovative political instrument has become a popular topic. What are the distinctive features of the nudging concept? How can it help? What are limitations? A new publication provides insights from cognitive and social psychology and thoughts about its practical use....more

Climate Change Adaptation: Successful brainstorming for the Roodasht region [12.08.2016]

Workshop participants © inter 3

In a brainstorming workshop on August 3, 2016 in Isfahan, Iran, the participants successfully identified climate change adaptation approaches for Roodasht, an agricultural region that severely suffers from droughts....more

IFAT 2016: Iran‘s water industry gets ready for the future [08.06.2016]

State Secretary Adler (r), Vice Minister Mahmoodi (c), Dr. Mohajeri (l) © GWP e.V.

Led by the vice energy minister Mahmoodi, an Iranian delegation visited IFAT 2016 in Munich. inter 3 managing director Dr. Mohajeri accompanied participants who informed themselves about the latest developments in the German water sector by visiting company stands and various events....more

The Constellation Analysis as a bridging concept [19.05.2016]

Example of a constellation analysis

Susanne Schön and Dörte Ohlhorst's artcile "Constellation analysis as a means of interdisciplinary innovation research: theory formation from the bottom up" in the "Historical Social Research" special issue is now available as free download....more