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  • Government joins the water tanker business in Karachi

    November 27, 2019

    With the government unable to meet water needs, a water tanker mafia had sprung up in Karachi, but now with its regularisation there is a legal route, and revenues, for the government, writes Zofeen T. Ebrahim

  • To save Pakistan, look under its rivers

    September 27, 2019

    More than 400 million acre feet of existing fresh water storage exists in Pakistan’s riverine aquifers, and may be the key to managing the country’s water security

  • Requiem for a people’s river

    March 05, 2019

    The documentary film, Ho Gayi Hai Pir Parvat Si, puts the voices of the people of Himachal Pradesh, where the Sutlej River is being dammed by hydropower projects, front and centre

  • 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

  • Opinion: the Basha dam and Pakistan’s water crisis

    October 18, 2018

    As Pakistan approaches absolute water scarcity, the call for more dams is rising, but without changing how the country manages its reservoirs, these may do little good, argues Taimoor Akhtar

  • 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