Models, Tools and Data

Core models as part of an integrated modeling framework

Community Water Model

Opensource model to examine how future water demand will evolve in response to socioeconomic change and how water availability will change in response to climate. More

Global Hydro-economic Model

New tool to inform the design of cost-effective and sustainable water policy decisions More

Water Quality Modeling

Water quality modeling for water availability/scarcity assessment, water-energy-land-environment nexus analysis and identification of cost-effective solutions under long-term changes. More

Global Agro-ecological Zones (GAEZ)

Detailed assessment of available resources to support policymakers developing national, regional, and global strategies for the sustainable production of food More


A general equilibrium model to assess China’s agricultural prospects and challenges up to 2030, covering national, regional and county level. More

World Food System model (WFS)

The world food system model comprises a series of national and regional agricultural economic models. It provides a framework for analyzing the world food system, viewing national food and agricultural components as embedded in national economies, which in turn interact with each other at the international trade level. More


A model that traces land and water use embodied in production, trade and consumption of agricultural commodities. More

Harmonized World Soil Database (HWSD v 1.21)

 HWSD is a global soil database framed within a Geographic Information System (GIS) and contains up-to-date information on world soil resources More

Print this page

Last edited: 09 October 2019


Yoshihide Wada

Program Director

Biodiversity and Natural Resources

T +43(0) 2236 807 241


Peter Burek

Research Scholar

Water Security

T +43(0) 2236 807 1090


Taher Kahil

Research Group Leader

Water Security

T +43(0) 2236 807 325

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Schlossplatz 1, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria
Phone: (+43 2236) 807 0 Fax:(+43 2236) 71 313