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Sinéad Lehane

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Sinéad Lehane

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Research and communications specialist with experience working in independent research organisations and NGOs. Particular interest in policy analysis and development, water management and community development. 
Candidate for the International WaterCentre's Master Integrated Water Management programme.
Specialties: Research, project management, international & regional development, communication consulting, strategic planning, water conflict & security and integrated water management.

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26 Feb 2015

Ongoing political instability and conflict undermine food security in Yemen by damaging economic infrastructure, causing internal displacement and contributing to food price inflation.

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Yemen is critically food, water and energy insecure. Political turmoil...

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05 Feb 2015

For Australia to remain at the forefront of integrative water management, planning must be adaptive, relevant and remain a priority for all governments.

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Water management in Australia is considered to be amongst the best in the world. Over the past decade,...

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13 Nov 2014

This report argues that Australia has a need for greater water use efficiency and the identification and utilisation of alternative water resources to avoid potential conflict between users.

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Australia is one of the highest per capita water consumers in the...

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16 Sep 2014

This paper provides an overview of water availability in Australia, the major sources of water, and the spatial and time challenges limiting access to water resources.

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Australia is recognised as the world’s driest inhabited continent; with access to just...

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03 Jun 2014

This report argues that India's population growth will bring with it increased demand for water, food and energy requiring significant expansions of current infrastructure and resource availability.

Overview: By 2050 India is likely to be home to 1.6 billion people. This...

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27 Feb 2014

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In 2013 faced with a critical shortage of water, the Iranian government called for water conservation and greater water use efficiency nation-wide. Despite imminent shortages, water use in Iran remains inefficient, with domestic use 70 per cent higher than the...

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27 Aug 2013

This paper argues that Australia is experiencing rapid development in aquaculture and has the potential to lead in producing future feed alternatives and systems management.

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Forecasts indicate the global demand for fish production will continue to increase...

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