September

Traditional Knowledge to be implemented into transboundary water agreement

The Northwest Territories and Alberta are in the process of establishing a traditional knowledge working group as part of the transboundary water agreement.

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COVID-19 pandemic forces groundwater industry to be creative, expand virtual footprint

Since the COVID-19 pandemic originated this winter, many in the groundwater industry have been forced to be creative and expand their virtual footprints to maintain business operations.

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Integrated policy approach needed for management of Barak-Meghna River Basin

Experts at a webinar have shared their views on implementing governance instruments to build trust and cooperation between India and Bangladesh to benefit all stakeholders in the Meghna Basin.

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Transboundary Cooperation: A Step Necessary to Pull Flood-prone Parts of India Out of Troubled Waters

The Ganga and Brahmaputra river systems are part of the larger Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basin which covers India, China, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan. The transboundary nature of the river system has major implications on people, economy, and socio-political setup in the region. Similarly, natural disasters, being interconnected, need to be looked at with an integrated approach. Assam and Bihar have the highest instances of flooding in India leading to loss of life, land, assets and displacement of communities. This year, at least 11 million people have been affected by floods in these states, and as on August 14, 2020, about 7,799,700 people have been displaced.

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Llama experta a evitar que explote conflicto por agua

No te pierdas la opinión de @PhDRosarioSF acerca de los problemas para la entraga de agua a EUA según el tratado de 1944 en una entrevista de @vanguardiamx

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How Rivers Shape States

For thousands of years, rivers have shaped the world’s political boundaries. A new study and research database by geographers Laurence Smith and Sarah Popelka details the many ways that rivers shape modern borders.

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How to Share a River

Ethiopia and Egypt have again failed to reach an agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile, raising fears that the entire region may be plunged into conflict. But a similar dispute in South America in the 1970s shows how this outcome can be avoided.

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Don't Politicize Water

How to achieve water cooperation despite the deteriorating relations between countries? the secret, avoid the politicization of a natural resource essential for human rights. Read more in this note

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