Tag Archive: Discourse and narratives

Corporate engagement with water, beyond the privatization debate

By Farhad Mukhtarov. Like it or not, there are strong private interests involved in managing water resources. Water is being bought and sold, in bottles and in concession contract for the right to supply drinking water. And often, it is the source of lucrative profits made from the sales of a resource that buyers may …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/water-security/corporate-engagement-with-water-beyond-the-privatization-debate/

Learning to tell a good story: Narratives and water resources in the Lower Colorado Basin

Contribution by Helen Ingram, Mrill Ingram and Raul Lejano (University of Calfornia at Irvine and University of Arizona) –  Narratives are the way people make sense of themselves and the ecology around them. If the need to change water policy does not affect or move the people whose behavior needs to change, it is because it has …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/water-and-leadership/learning-to-tell-a-good-story-narratives-and-water-resources-in-the-lower-colorado-basin/