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The issue of interbasin transfer of water in India has got muddied by controversies and official indolence

the colour is unmistakably red. The screaming television advertisements sell a lifestyle that makes red the desirable colour, the lifestyle "we've all been waiting for' and renders drinking Coke

The Global Water Partnership (gwp) was launched with the first consultative group meeting held in Stockholm on August 9 this year. The idea of the gwp was conceived at the fifth Stockholm Water

The Food and Agriculture Organization, ( fao) a body of the UN, has remarked that unless water-short farmers in Asia resort to

The sorry state of global water resources will surface in the sixth Stockholm Water Symposium

HARVEST of Rain, conceived by Anil Agarwal and Sunita Narain, is a cohesive and well-researched film. Its main thrust is the near destruction of traditional methods of storing water as a

Water for the future will be a vital issue on the agenda of the forthcoming second United Nations Conference on Human Settlements {Habitat 11), to be held in June 3-14 in Istanbul, Turkey. A

THE meeting of the National Water Resources Council (NWRC), convened by Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao last month, was a total failure, as no decision was taken on any of the long list of

Water. A resource whose scarcity and inefficient allocation gives enough cause for concern. A concern which could find a solution in the concept of market-based allocation and tradeable water rights

This publication focusses on the Aral Sea crisis - the result of economic processes set in motion by the planners of the erstwhile Soviet Union in the 1950s. It is one of the biggest ecological disasters, second only to Chernobyl, leading to a total collapse of the socio-economic life of the people.