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.

Designed to fail: Many irrigation schemes in sub-Saharan Africa are neither fit nor fit for purpose

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South African “Free Basic Water” policy: from progressive to regressive agenda?

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Solar energy for groundwater pumping in Kebili Region (Tunisia) and beyond: the challenges ahead

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Can SPaRC fix India’s perverse energy incentives and save aquifers?

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Treating wastewater for agricultural use is desirable, but the devil is in the details

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

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