The UK Drought & Water Scarcity Programme was a five-year (2014-2019) interdisciplinary NERC programme in collaboration with Research Councils ESRC, EPSRC, BBSRC and AHRC. The programme originally funded the following four projects:

In addition, ENDOWS (2017-2019) was funded by the Research Councils as a follow-on project bringing together the successful stakeholder engagement elements of the four original projects to further develop and promote understanding of the key messages from the programme.