JRBM Best Paper Award

Founding Statement

The JRBM Best Paper Award rewards annually the best contribution to the International Journal of River Basin Management (JRBM) with strong original research dealing with significant basin management problems. 

Established in 2010, this IAHR award is supported by Taylor and Francis.

Rules for the administration of the award

Selection procedure

The Award recipient is selected by the JRBM Editor and the Editorial Board.

What does the award consist of? 

It consists of an award certificate and a monetary prize of EUR 600.

For further information, please refer to our FAQs section on our website. Additional enquiries should be directed to the IAHR Secretariat via email to

List of previous winners

4th Edition
Frans Klijn, Dick de Bruinb, Maurits C. de Hoogc, Sjef Jansend & Dirk F. Sijmonsc (2013)
Design quality of room-for-the-river measures in the Netherlands: role and assessment of the quality team (Q-team)
International Journal of River Basin Management, 11:3, 287-299.

3rd Edition
Hans C. Komakech , Pieter Van der Zaag , Marloes L. Mul , Tulinumpoki A.  Mwakalukwa & Jeltsje S. Kemerink (2012)
Formalization of water allocation systems and impacts on local practices in the Hingilili sub-catchment, Tanzania
International Journal of River Basin Management, 10:3, 213-227.

2nd Edition
Tran Van Ty, Kengo Sunada & Yutaka Ichikawa (2011)
A spatial impact assesment of human-induced intervention on hydrological regimes: a case study in the upper Srepok River Basin, Central Highlands of Vietnam
International Journal of River Basin Management,  9:2, 103-116.

1st Edition
Alon Tal, Nader Al Khateeb, Neta Nagouker, Hila Akerman, Mousa Diabat, Alice Nassar, Roey Angel, Muath Abu Sadah, Yaron Hershkovitz, Avital Gasith, Amjad Aliewi, Dima Halawani, Adam Abramson, Amjad Assi, Jonathan B. Laronne & Lior Asaf (2010)
Chemical and biological monitoring in ephemeral and intermittent streams: a study of two transboundary Palestinian–Israeli watersheds
International Journal of River Basin Management, 8:2, 185-205.

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