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Professor Tony Allan awarded the 2008 Stockholm Water Prize

(27 March 2008)

In its Citation, the international Nominating Committee wrote of Tony’s “unique, pioneering and long lasting work in education and raising the awareness internationally of interdisciplinary relationships between agricultural production, water use, economies and political processes”. The Stockholm Water Prize is a global award founded in 1990 and presented annually by the Stockholm Water Foundation for outstanding water-related activities. The Laureate receives USD 150,000 along with a glass sculpture, and the prize will be presented on August 21 2008 in the Stockholm City Hall.