Toolkits based on topics ranging from climate change to water financing have been developed under WANI throughout the years, based on learning and experience. A total of 7 toolkits have been published up to date and translated into more than 10 languages.

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CHANGE - Adaptation of water resources management to climate change

This book outlines a new management approach that moves beyond technical quick fixes towards a more adaptive style that is inclusive and innovative.

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FLOW The essentials of environmental flows

This guide offers practical advice for the implementation of environmental flows in the river basins of the world.

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NEGOTIATE - Reaching agreements over water

This publication will help water professionals negotiate workable agreements on how to best manage water resources.


PAY - Establishing payments for watershed services

This guide offers a hands-on explanation of the issues that need to be addressed when establishing these payment schemes.

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RULE - Reforming water governance

This toolkit introduces readers to the central role played by policy, law and institutions in designing and implementing good governance for water resources.

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SHARE - Managing waters across boundaries

This publication will provide an overview of the world’s shared water resources and insights for managing these resources.


VALUE - Counting ecosystems as water infrastructure

This practical guide explains the most important techniques for the economic valuation of ecosystem services, and how their results are best incorporated in policy and decision-making.