June 2012

Special Issue: Water grabbing? Focus on the (re)appropriation of finite water resources
Guest editors: Lyla Mehta, Gert Jan Veldwisch and Jennifer Franco

Introduction to the Special Issue: Water grabbing? Focus on the (re)appropriation of finite water resources
Lyla Mehta, Gert Jan Veldwisch and Jennifer Franco

Water Alternatives 5(2): 193-207              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Foreign agricultural land acquisition and the visibility of water resource impacts in sub-Saharan Africa
Philip Woodhouse

Water Alternatives 5(2): 208-222               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water implications of foreign direct investment in Ethiopia’s agricultural sector
Deborah Bossio, Teklu Erkossa, Yihun Dile, Matthew McCartney, Franziska Killiches and Holger Hoff

Water Alternatives 5(2): 223-242              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water implications of large-scale land acquisitions in Ghana
Timothy O. Williams, Benjamin Gyampoh, Fred Kizito and Regassa Namara

Water Alternatives 5(2): 243-265              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water grabbing and the role of power: Shifting water governance in the light of agricultural foreign direct investment
Andrea Bues and Insa Theesfeld

Water Alternatives 5(2): 266-283              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The water connection: Irrigation, water grabbing and politics in southern Morocco
Annabelle Houdret

Water Alternatives 5(2): 284-303              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Ostrich-like strategies in Sahelian sands? Land and water grabbing in the Office du Niger, Mali
Thomas Hertzog, Amandine Adamczewski, François Molle, Jean-Christophe Poussin and Jean-Yves Jamin

Water Alternatives 5(2): 304-321              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Land and water grabbing in an East African coastal wetland: The case of the Tana delta
Stéphanie Duvail, Claire Médard, Olivier Hamerlynck and Dorothy Wanja Nyingi

Water Alternatives 5(2): 322-343               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Contamination of community potable water from land grabbing: A case study from rural Tanzania
Serena Arduino, Giorgio Colombo, Ofelia Maria Ocampo and Luca Panzeri

Water Alternatives 5(2): 344-359                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Exploring the politics of water grabbing: The case of large mining operations in the Peruvian Andes
Milagros Sosa and Margreet Zwarteveen

Water Alternatives 5(1): 360-375               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Privatised hydropower development in Turkey: A case of water grabbing?
Mine Islar

Water Alternatives 5(2): 376-391               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water grabbing in the Mekong basin – An analysis of the winners and losers of Thailand’s hydropower development in Lao PDR
Nathanial Matthews

Water Alternatives 5(2): 392-411               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Exploiting policy obscurity for legalising water grabbing in the era of economic reform: The case of Maharashtra, India
Subodh Wagle, Sachin Warghade and Mandar Sathe

Water Alternatives 5(2): 412-430               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water grabbing in the Cauca basin: The capitalist exploitation of water and dispossession of afro-descendant communities
Irene Vélez Torres

Water Alternatives 5(2): 421-449               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water grabbing in colonial perspective: Land and water in Israel/Palestine
Stephen Gasteyer, Jad Isaac, Jane Hillal, Sean Walsh, and Katie Hodali

Water Alternatives 5(2): 450-468               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF


How the Second Delta Committee set the agenda for climate adaptation policy: A Dutch case study on framing strategies for policy change
Simon H. Verduijn, Sander V. Meijerink and Pieter Leroy

Water Alternatives 5(2): 469-484               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Environmental injustice in the Onondaga lake waterscape, New York State (USA)
Thomas Perreault, Sarah Wraight and Meredith Perreault

Water Alternatives 5(2): 485-506               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Seeing like a subaltern - Historical ethnography of pre-modern and modern tank irrigation technology in Karnataka, India
Esha Shah

Water Alternatives 5(2): 507-528               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Large dams and changes in an agrarian society: Gendering the impacts of Damodar Valley Corporation in eastern India
Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

Water Alternatives 5(2): 529-542               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF