NEW: The GOBACIT network has expanded significantly, particularly in Latin America, where it became known as WATERLAT ( Although for a number of operational reasons, especially language, we maintained GOBACIT and WATERLAT separated since 2009, we have decided to reintegrate the two networks. The network has been renamed as WATERLAT-GOBACIT. We will maintain this site online for a while, but the new web address will be

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The Latin American component of GOBACIT has been granted funding for networking activities for three years. Visit the new project webpages:


WATERLAT, a Research Network on Governance and Citizenship in Water Management and Environmental Health (with a focus on Latin America), funded by the Leverhulme Trust (2009-2011).