India’s Water Futures: Emergent Ideas and Pathway-Book Launch and Discussion

ATREE and The Water Conflicts Forum invite you to the book launch of “India’s Water Futures: Emergent Ideas and Pathways”, by K.J. Joy and S. Janakarajan. The launch will be followed by a themed discussion moderated by Himanshu Upadhyaya, Faculty, Azim Premji University with a panel of authors/editors. In conversation will be K.J. Joy, Sumi Krishna, Narendar Pani, Sharachchandra Lele and Veena Srinivasan. The discussion will address the state of the Indian water sector and uncover solutions that can address the imminent water crises.

This book:
1. Analyses the growing water insecurity, increase in demand, inefficiency in water use, and growing inequalities in accessing clean water;
2. Sheds light on water footprint in agricultural, industrial and urban use, pressures on river basin management, depleting groundwater resources, patterns of droughts and floods, watershed based development and waste water and sanitation management;
3.Examines water conflicts, lack of participatory governance mechanisms, and suggests an alternative framework for water regulation and conflict transformation;
4. Highlights the relationship between gender discourse and water governance;
5. Presents an alternative agenda for water sector reforms.
This volume, with hopes for a more water secure future, will interest scholars and researchers of development studies, environment studies, public policy, political studies, political sociology, and, NGOs, media and think tanks working in this area.

The book will be available at a special launch price at Atta Galatta.

EVENT: “India’s Water Futures: Emergent Ideas and Pathways” Book Launch and Discussion

DATE: February 01, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7.30 PM

COST: Free Entry

ORGANIZER: ATREE & The Water Conflicts Forum

ADDRESS: Atta Galatta, 134, 1st Floor, KHB Colony, 5th Block Koramangala, Bangalore, India