Despite the international recognition accorded to the key role played by women in issues around water, the extent to which India’s national water policies accommodate gender concerns remains to be examined. Based on an in-depth content analysis of the three nwps—of 1987, 2002, and 2012—this paper argues that incorporation of women in the planning, provisioning, and management of water resources continues to be disregarded.

Achieving universal, safely managed water and sanitation services by 2030, as envisioned by the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, is projected to require capital expenditures of USD 114 billion per year (1). Investment on that scale, along with accompanying policy reforms, can be motivated by a growing appreciation of the value of water. Yet our ability to value water, and incorporate these values into water governance, is inadequate.

Angola’s civil war caused a massive population movement from rural conflict areas to low-lying coastal zones between 1975 and 2002. More than half of Angola’s 27 million people now live in urban coastal settlements, floodplains and steep ravines vulnerable to climate extremes.

In this paper, examine, critically, interstate water disputes in India for a comprehensive understanding of their anatomy – the making of disputes. Pursue some fundamental questions: Why do interstate water disputes emerge and recur? What factors contribute to their (re)making?

A report of the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace has been launched in Geneva, Switzerland. The report, titled: “A Matter of Survival”, tries to generate extensive international awareness of water resources and their proper management.

Water is a stress multiplier in Africa. Climate change and development decisions manifest in stressed water resources, while poor governance further undermines water security.

Simply improve governance or push for a national law on water?

NEW DELHI: Niti Aayog, the government's premier think-tank, will soon rank states on their water management capabilities, with emphasis on policy and governance measures.

Dodoma — The government has reassured wananchi that it is still committed towards the implementation of water policy, which, among other things, aims at making sure that people access water service

To be effective, cross-cutting issues like climate change adaptation need to be mainstreamed across multiple sectors and for this greater policy coherence is essential.

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