Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Inter-Linking of Rivers, 20/03/2017.

The Central America region is generously endowed with water resources, but concerns are growing about water scarcity in parts of the region. This can mean both a physical lack of water and a lack of mechanisms and actions for effectively managing, allocating, and developing water resources.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Inter-State River Water Sharing Disputes, 09/03/2017.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Inter-Linking of Rivers, 09/03/2017. Regarding potentiality of Waterways, Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) declared River Brahmaputra in Assam as National Waterway -2 in 1988. IWAI undertakes various river conservancy works including hydrographic surveys in order to maintain the targeted depth, provide navigational aids and terminal facilities with cargo handling infrastructure to facilitate IWT. 20 rivers in the North Eastern region have been declared as national waterways. List is at Annex - A.

Water is a crosscutting issue across many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, there is one goal that is focused explicitly on water - Goal 6. Sustainable

Transboundary river basins cover 62 percent of Africa's total area and, with the exception of island states, every African country has at least one international river in its territory.

This manual brings together two fields that, until recently, have been separate: human rights and IWRM. These two fields have been brought together as awareness has grown within the human rights community that water management is fundamental to the realization of a range of human rights.

This working paper was based on the study on multiple uses of small reservoirs in the Volta River Basin of Burkina Faso. The study was conducted in communities using five small reservoirs in Yatenga Province.

The Indus Water Treaty between India and Pakistan has been an outstanding example of conflict resolution but scarcity of water in the basin states since the early 1990s has brought the agreement under strain and its "survival appears weak", according to this UN report.

National Register of Large Dam (NRLD) is a compilation of the dams in the country prepared as per information received from the State Government/Authority concerned. The lists of dams have been regrouped as per their location within the territory of a State.

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