This year’s report brings together over thirty case studies from activists, researchers and policymakers. These first-hand accounts cover a range of issues, from conflict in water-stressed parts of the world to cultural forms of water conservancy and peaceful governance.

Banner video: Leweton Village Cultural Group perform ‘Sogor (Rim Rim Siag)’, on Espiritu Santo Island in Vanuatu, in an excerpt from Vanuatu Women’s Water Music (2015), directed by Tim Cole and produced by Further Arts and Small Island Big Song.