CIPT Sandesh Issue 4

by |February 27th, 2015

Columbia Water Center partners CIPT have released their fourth newsletter, highlighting innovative approaches and options for saving water in agriculture in India. Subjects include water efficiency, crop choices and policy reform, in Gujarat and Punjab. Read the full newsletter here.

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CIPT Sandesh Newsletter – September 2014

by |December 2nd, 2014

Columbia Water Center India partner the Centers for International Projects Trust (CIPT) has published its third newsletter about its initiatives to promote sustainable water use in India. Articles included an essay by CWC director Upmanu Lall and New York City College Assistant Professor  Naresh Devineni “India’s Water: A reflection of a nation’s soul?” outlining the… read more

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“We Never Know the Worth of Water Til the Well is Dry”

by |November 11th, 2014

Columbia Water Center partners Kamal Vatta and Romit Sen of the Centers for International Projects Trust in India have published a column in the India Water Review in which they call for more attention to India’s urgent groundwater crisis: “Our country is the largest user of groundwater in the world with an estimated annual use… read more

Professor Lall Interviewed in India Water Review

by |September 9th, 2014

Columbia Water Center Director Upmanu Lall was interviewed for the August 2014 issue of India Water Review. In the interview, Professor Lall discusses the potential for “poorly managed land and water resources” to cause “exploitation and conflict,” explains the multi-dimentional nature of water conflict and how pricing, technology and procurement can help fix India’s water… read more