World Resources Institute

World Resources Institute, Water Quality Team (WRI), USA, has been working on eliminating eutrophication for more than a decade, including the extent of eutrophication worldwide, the drivers and sources, and policy mechanisms for addressing eutrophication. WRI has an interactive global map of over 700 eutrophic and hypoxic coastal zones. WRI is an expert on flexible, market-based solutions to cost-effectively achieve water quality goals, such as trading and targeting. Policy analysis, program evaluation, and analyses on barriers to change. Developed a global database of nutrient-reducing practices and nutrient-reducing programs and policies for the GEF GNC project. With offices in India, China, Brazil, Belgium, and Indonesia, WRI has an international presence and many local partners in developing countries.