The network pursues a holistic, multi-dimensional, multi-disciplinary, and multi-stakeholder analysis of water poverty.
Taking the role of the academia as starting point, it identifies who is who within the value chain and organize a number of information, exchange and consensus building events in a variety of geographical areas.
It promotes continuous transfer of knowledge with strong user involvement. Knowledge transfer includes a variety of mechanisms and modalities that enable an adequate outreach to wide and diverse audiences, including service providers, technical experts, public administrations, as well as citizens with especial attention to vulnerable groups.
The regional focus is Spain, and various case studies will be promoted to increase the understanding of geographical issues of water poverty in the context of a Mediterranean country heavily affected by socioeconomic crises challenging the welfare state.