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Hydrolink is the primary magazine of the IAHR community and one of the highest-rated member benefits. It brings you the latest developments in the field of hydro-environment engineering and research through articles on projects, research, and new methods and tools of interest to the community. It also provides a platform for reporting on IAHR Conferences and news from our members, and offers a forum for exchanging information and spreading the word on topics and projects relevant to the community. 

The online version of Hydrolink is open to non-members since 2021 as part of the efforts of the association to disseminate and share knowledge. In addition to the online version, IAHR members will continue to receive their full colour printed copy at their desks periodically as a membership benefit.

ISSN: 1388-3445 

Publication Frequency: 4 issues per year

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Most articles published in every issue focus on a specific theme developed by the Editor with the support of the Hydrolink Advisory Board and the IAHR Executive Committee. If you would like to propose a theme for a future issue, or contribute an article on one of the planned themes, please contact either the editorial assistant, Estibaliz Serrano, or the editor, Angelos Findikakis.

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 Editorial board

Editor

Technical editors

  • Joe Shuttleworth, Water Engineering, Arup, United Kingdom

  • Sean Mulligan, Research Associate, College of Engineering and Informatics, National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG), Ireland

Editorial assistant 

Advisory board 

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 Latest issue

Hydrolink 1, 2022 | Africa

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How can IAHR help address Africa´s water challenges? Discover how in this regional-focused issue.

Many parts of Africa face several water-related challenges including the lack of access to safe drinking water and sanitation, the availability of water for food production, protection from catastrophic floods, the sustainable management of its water resources, and the protection of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Despite the significant geographic and cultural differences between countries and especially between the two major regions of the continent, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, there are several common factors that exacerbate the severity of these problems, such as population growth, climate change, urbanization, governance and transparency issues, political and military conflicts in parts of the continent, and national or international disputes over the allocation of limited water resources.

This issue of Hydrolink includes six articles primarily by authors from Africa that cover a range of topics that we hope will stimulate discussions and create opportunities for new collaborations.

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Contents

 - Editorial by Angelos N. Findikakis

In depth > Africa

IAHR in Africa: the impact and vision of the IAHR African ambassadors' initiative by Moez Louati and David Ferras

The imperative for establishing a Water Institute of the Greater Horn of Africa by Yonas Kinfu and Nebiyu Daniel Tiruneh

Land dynamics and sustainable management of the Fincha River Basin, Ethiopia by Motuma Shiferaw Regasa, Dereje Adeba, Jerigna Nogusa and Michael Nones

Spotlighting the disparity of funding, personnel and policy in Africa's water research by Modupe Olufunmilayo Jimoh

- The effects of flooding and drought on clean water accesibility in Ethiopia by Tassew Mekuria

- The role of water in developing social capital in Sub-Saharan Africa by Musonda Joseph Mwansa and Jörg Imberger

- Metropolization and stormwater management in Casablanca city, Morocco by Dalila Loudyi and Saâd Azzaoui

IAHR > Strengthening diversity and gender equity

Famous women in hydraulics: Gabriella Giusseppetti

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 Upcoming issues

Issue 2, 2022: Citizen Science. Guest Editor: Roger (Ruo-Qian) Wang (Rutgers University)

Issue 3, 2022: Climate Change. Guest Editor: Roberto Ranzi (Chair of the IAHR TC on Climate Change Adaptation)

Issue 4, 2022: Global Water Security. Guest Editor: Roger Falconer (Chair of the IAHR WG on Global Water Security)

 Previous issues

The online version of Hydrolink is open to non-members in 2021 as part of the efforts of the association to disseminate and share knowledge. In addition to the online version, IAHR members will continue to receive their full colour printed copy at their desks periodically as a membership benefit.

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