International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is an independent, international research institute with National Member Organizations in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe. Through its research programs and initiatives, the institute conducts policy-oriented research into issues that are too large or complex to be solved by a single country or academic discipline. This includes pressing concerns that affect the future of all of humanity, such as climate change, energy security, population aging, and sustainable development. Water (WAT) Program provides new methodological development and agenda setting research, seeking solution oriented policy assessments of complex water challenges that require interdisciplinary approaches. The Program builds collaborative partnership with multi-sector stakeholders and contributes to capacity building for future water policy-makers and managers.