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Science–practitioner partnerships for sustainable development

Science funding could contribute more towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Science–practitioner partnerships illustrate how a patient and outcome-based approach could improve water security for millions of vulnerable people.

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This article is an output from the REACH programme, funded by UK Aid from the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) for the benefit of developing countries (programme code 201880). However, the views expressed and information contained in it are not necessarily those of or endorsed by the FCDO, which can accept no responsibility for such views or information or for any reliance placed on them. For more information on the REACH programme, see www.reachwater.uk. Funding from the Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship grant FL190100164 ‘Water Justice: Indigenous Water valuation and Resilient Decision-making’ supported this work.

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Hope, R., Charles, K.J., Grafton, R.Q. et al. Science–practitioner partnerships for sustainable development. Nat Water 2, 502–504 (2024). https://doi.org/10.1038/s44221-024-00255-0

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