Category: Governance theory

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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Honey, I confused the concepts!

By Dave Huitema – The movie “Honey I Shrunk the Kids” and its equally interesting sequel “Honey I blew up the Kids”, provide for a certain amount of feel good 1980s nostalgia and pleasure for a rainy day when watching a DVD seems a good option. Movie titles like these are catch phrases that ideally have …

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Climate policy innovation: sources, patterns and effects: call for proposals

Applications are invited for funded places in a series of two small, research-driven workshops examining the politically highly salient theme of climate policy innovation. Given the well known difficulties of achieving policy agreement at the international level, more and more hope is being invested in the ability of national and sub-national policy systems to give …

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Virtual water – what are the implications for governance?

The idea of virtual water has gained quite a bit of traction lately. Virtual water is defined by our colleagues at the virtual water site as part of the products and commodities that are being traded. It thus refers to  The virtual-water content of a product (a commodity, good or service) [which] is the volume of …

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Book on water transitions

Water Policy Entrepreneurs A Research Companion to Water Transitions around the Globe Editor(s): Dave Huitema and Sander Meijerink Publication Date: 22 Feb 2010 • ISBN: 9781843393153 Pages: 480 • Hardback

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