The Water Dissensus – A Water Alternatives Forum


"How could anything non-controversial be of intellectual interest to grown-ups?" (Edward Abbey)

This Forum is intended to provide space for critical debates and discussions about water issues. Existing dissensus, or antagonistic values and points of view, can be turned into a learning opportunity for the benefit of all and give way to reasoned debates that have the potential both to further understanding of complex water issues and to generate new ideas.

What does ‘restoring’ rivers mean? 'eco-centric' vs 'human-centric' restoration

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Large scale irrigation investments in sub-Saharan Africa: Is big beautiful?

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Groundwater shortage or crisis narratives are restricting development in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Conditionality as dispossession? The socio-cultural injustice of “payments for ecosystem services” (PES)

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Can nexus avoid the fate of IWRM?

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Ecological flows are exclusionary, technocratic and top-down practices ... (but could be empowering)

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