Water Diplomacy

Excerpt from the article by Emma Cotton of VT Digger titled, Study group would help guide policies on access to Vermont’s surface water.

"Asim Zia, public policy professor at UVM, has studied water rights issues in river basins around the world and was recently awarded a Fulbright Global...

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"Anticipatory Governance of Regime Shifts in Social Ecological Systems: Building Resilience to Climate Change from People to the Planet"

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The Graduate College is pleased to present the Teams Live Event Computational Policy Analytics: Policy Modeling in the Age of Big Data & AI, a lecture by University Scholar Asim Zia, Ph.D. on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 4:30 pm.

With advances in computer sciences as well as...

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How did you decide to follow that path of water and peacebuilding?

I began my career as a civil servant in Pakistan in the Ministry of Economic Affairs, working on international development projects in Pakistan funded by bilateral and...

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Securing Clean Water for All - Asim Zia receives Fulbright Global Scholar Award to achieve access to clean water through community-based solutions and international diplomacy.

Water scarcity has been a source of regional conflict and wars throughout human history. ...

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The U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board are pleased to announce that Professor Asim Zia of University of Vermont has received a Fulbright Global Scholar award to Pakistan, Israel and Ecuador. Professor Zia will be hosted by Pakistan Institute of Development...

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We are excited to announce our MacArthur project proposal titled Securing Clean Water in Conflict Zones Through Environmental Diplomacy has been listed in the Candid Solutions Bank. The Transboundary Water In-Cooperation Network (TWIN) proposal was focused on empowering networks of diverse...

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Vermont proposes to support physical, human and cyberinfrastructure improvements in the state’s research infrastructure with a transdiciplinary research theme of adaptation to climate change that integrates the interactions of climate, environment, society and land use policy. The State EPSCoR...

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Vermont EPSCoR was awarded a Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-1, $20M award on June 1, 2016 for research on Lake Champlain Basin Resilience to Extreme Events (BREE). The research will inform public policy and support economic and workforce development. Research questions examine...

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The Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is a program designed to fulfill the National Science Foundation's (NSF) mandate to promote scientific progress nationwide. The EPSCoR program is directed at those jurisdictions that have historically received lesser amounts of...

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