Tagged: Water governance

Media, science and water diplomacy: a Nile hydropolis?

Which role do media and science communication play in controversies over transboundary waters? This is one of the research questions addressed by the project “Open Water Diplomacy. Media, science and transboundary cooperation in the...

Dams and Democracy

Last week the film festival Let’s talk about water in Delft began with a journey on the Nile. We watched the comedy “Abay vs. Vegas” (2011) by Ethiopian film director Theodros Teshome that anticipated...

Reflections on my first year as a PhD candidate

My best friend used to sarcastically translate the acronym PhD as ‘Permanently Head Damaged’. I am not sure if at the end of this marathon I will be head damaged but I know that...

What is water governance?

Water governance can be seen as a question ‘about water distributions and their organization and coordination: distributions of water (and of water related rights, risks, responsibilities, benefits and incomes), as well as distributions of...