Category: South Asia

How history is repeating itself

When I started my studies on water governance at Twente University in 1989, my father told me about the small river streams in the Dutch industrialized region of Twente, where he used to live and work in the textile industry in the fifties and sixties. He told me how small rivers changed colour at that …

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Periurban water security in South Asia

The South Asian Consortium for inter-disciplinary Water Resources Studies is currently engaged in  three year action research project studying periruban water security. The project is funded by the International Development Research Centre and project is carried out in four  South Asian locations; namely Hyderabad and Gurgaon (India), Khulna (Bangladesh) and Kathmandu (Nepal). The project seeks to examine how urbanization and …

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