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  • Can BRI push peace in South Asia?

    January 14, 2019

    China’s Belt and Road Initiative is largely seen as the China Pakistan Economic Corridor in South Asia, but this overlooks the potential for trade, water cooperation and research collaboration

  • Water theft drains Indus canals dry

    January 04, 2019

    Rampant theft from Pakistan’s irrigation canals, in collusion with influential politicians and the military, means farmers downstream can no longer grow crops

  • Beware the China model: Asia doesn’t have enough water

    October 02, 2018

    Asia does not have enough water to fuel its economy or provide food and power unless countries radically rethink their current export–led growth model, argues a new report from the Hong Kong based NGO China Water Risk. At the heart of this water crisis are Asia’s ten major rivers that originate in the Hindu Kush […]

  • Climate change in Ladakh hits agriculture

    September 25, 2018

    As glaciers start to melt faster, and there is less snowfall and rain due to global warming, the changes have started to impact farming patterns in the cold desert of Ladakh in India

  • The changemakers of Soan

    August 13, 2018

    In Pakistan’s Soan river basin, deeply impacted by climate change, farmers, local leaders, and innovators are embracing technologies to deal with irregular rains and rising temperatures

  • Opinion: Focus on small hydropower in Jammu & Kashmir

    July 30, 2018

    The hydropower potential in the state of Jammu & Kashmir has been barely tapped, leaving a large energy deficit, but small hydropower plants may be the way forward, argue Simi Thambi and Shakil A Romshoo