Tagged: Water governance

Nile day: should Egypt celebrate?

People in Cairo enjoy celebrating on the Nile after sunset, jumping on glittering boats with loudspeakers full volume and sailing on the river crossing the city center. Episode 3 of the podcast “The sources...

Worlding Water Supply

An uncomfortable reflection on my positionality: confronting my own ‘northern’ theorization of geographies of differentiated access to water in Jakarta. Good research often starts with discovering ‘productive paradoxes’. That is, the reality we observe...

The Water Kingdom

It is rare to find a non-fiction book about water that aims for a broad audience yet can impress water professionals. “The Water Kingdom” by Philip Ball (Penguin Random House, 2016) does so and I...

Gendered occupations in the water sector

This blog is a collaboration between Cecilia Alda Vida, Maria Rusca, Margreet Zwarteveen, Klaas Schwartz and Nicky Pouw to introduce their publication Occupational genders and gendered occupations: the case of water provisioning in Maputo,...

Pluralizing water science

This blog post is a collaboration between Jeltsje Kemerink-Seyoum, Margreet Zwarteveen, Jaap Evers, Emilie Buist, and Tatiana Acevedo Guerrero Every year in October, IHE Delft organises a one week introduction week to welcome its...

A letter for Emma

22-9-2017 To whoever it may concern, I write to you, because I would like to share some of my personal and professional experiences. Between 2006 and 2010, I coordinated an NFP (Netherlands Fellowship Programme)...