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THE GREAT RIVERS PARTNERSHIP brings together diverse stakeholders and best science to work toward sustainable management and development of the world’s most critical river systems.

 Global Network to Advance IRBM



















Leading international organizations have come together to form the Global Network to Advance Integrated River Basin Management (IRBM). 

The collaborative effort enables each organization to add value to its existing work in river basins, and to engage a wider range of stakeholders than otherwise possible.

Together, these Support Partners aim to facilitatein all regions of the worldthe emergence of effective and efficient water governance, as well as sustainable development of water resources, in a way that reconciles competing demands on our rivers and strikes a balance for social, economic and ecological health. 

Learn More 

For more information on the Network, please reference the resources below and stay tuned for Partner features and news at right. You can also contact us for further details or to inquire about collaboration opportunities.

Network Launch: Official Press Release

Partner Memorandum of Understanding & Letters of Support





Partner Web Links


River Rhine, Europe - © IRF
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