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.

Shilp Verma has around 20 years of experience in the water, energy, agriculture, and rural livelihoods domain. In his current role as Senior Researcher, Water-Energy-Food Policies, he leads the GIZ-IWMI project ‘Solar Irrigation Expansion in India’ and the ‘IWMI-Tata Water Policy Program’ besides providing leadership to IWMI’s work on sustainable resource management and economic growth in Asia and Africa.

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