Urban Water Resilience (2020)

How can crowdsourcing and citizen science be used to monitor and address challenges related to flood and droughts? During the first GEAR Cycle, participants between the ages of 16 and 26 submitted projects that tackled water-related issues such as droughts, access to clean water and flooding.

Applications closed

The submissions for the first GEAR cycle on Urban Water Resilience are already closed.

Climate Hazard and Cities

The topic of the first GEAR Cycle addresses SDG #11. Urban water resilience is an integral part of promoting sustainable cities and communities. A majority of the world’s population live in cities and every year, more and morepeople become city dwellers. Climate change exacerbates sustainability challenges for urban areas, including droughts, flloods and free access to clean water.