We have collated Case Studies on topics like Transboundary Disputes, Contending Water Uses, Water Quality, Micro-level Disputes and more.
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In the rapidly changing water worlds of South Asia and other regions, the right to water, water rights and water justice are increasingly important topics. Unfortunately, in water and development policies as well as in mainstream academic research, too little attention is paid to questions of rights and justice.
(Forwarded by Prof. Matthew McKinney from University of Montana, USA)
This is a very modest first attempt by the Forum to spatially locate the important conflicts around water in India with the help of Google maps. We are beginning this effort with the conflicts that we have already documented by the Forum. You could also contribute to this effort by sending in abstracts of conflict cases that you know.
Society for Promoting Participative Ecosystem Management (SOPPECOM), Pune is looking for two Research Associates/Assistants for its work on water conflicts and right to water and sanitation as part of the Forum for Policy Dialogue on Water Conflicts in India.
The present literature reviews on Right to Water for Livelihoods and Right to Water for Basic Needs have been carried out in the context of the position paper on Water Entitlements and Allocations for Livelihoods and Environment being prepared by the Forum. These literature reviews are prepared by Amita Kaushik.
The Forum in collaboration with Aaranyak, Guwahati is organizing a two-day National Workshop on “Water Conflicts in the North East: Issues, Cases and Way Forward” to be held at Guwahati on 10-11 December 2010.