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About odissi30

My name is Puja Doshi. I am an anthropologist from Hamburg interested in the topic of water.

The Banks of the river Yamunua… The photo essay by Surender Solanki found at The Caravan Shows the down side of India’s economic roads, but the Pictures still capture a sense of poetry and beauty by telling tales of people who … Continue reading

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A Tale of little frogs and girls washing their hair…

Water memories from India. When I was small even in a city like Bombay which used to be the most developed place in India water was a rare good. Rain was abundant during monsoons, yet, it would be gone away soon. … Continue reading

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NEXUS thinking – or what happens if a sack of rice falls in China?

Water has become globally a hot topic. The integrative perspective on water and shifting the focus from supply to demand and bringing the tackling water as a management issue is EN VOGUE since many years and substituted under the IWRM-appraoch. In one … Continue reading

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The Water Food Energy Nexus

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Word Water Day 2014

It is on the nexus water & energy. Both are linked strongly together as the following key messages suggest.  1. Water requires energy and energy requires water Water is required to produce nearly all forms of energy. Energy is needed … Continue reading

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Sicherheitskonferenz: Studie warnt vor Wasserkrise in China und Indien

Article from Spiegel online Von Markus Becker, München Die Zerstörung der Umwelt und die Ausbeutung natürlicher Ressourcen bereiten Politikern und Militärs zunehmend Sorge. Eine Studie, die bei der Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz präsentiert wurde, warnt jetzt vor potentiellen Konflikten durch Wasserengpässe in … Continue reading

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India’s socioeconomic growth to heighten water stress in years ahead

Source: India Water Review : January 11, 2014, 5:42 pm Several areas across urban India do not get regular water supply, forcing people to fill up pots and pans every day. (India Water Review file photo) New Delhi : Large … Continue reading

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Huge freshwater reserves discovered under the sea

Huge freshwater reserves discovered under the sea. It seems to have found the famous honeypot behind the rainbow… it shouldn’t be the goal to find new resources and exploit them but caring about our resources and using them in a … Continue reading

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