Webinar: Scarcity, Abundance & The Human Dimension: Analyzing the Urban-Rural Water Conflict in India

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National governance reform is the the central challenge within the Indian water sector. However, national initiatives on legal reform underestimate the challenges of place-specific water issues in the Indian context.

This webinar presents case studies on rural-urban transfers of water in large metropolitan centers, highlighting the importance of governance reform and the centrality of politics in the re-allocation of water from agricultural to urban-industrial use.

Guest speaker: Bharat Punjabi, Research Fellow, Global Cities Institute & Lecturer, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.

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Urban Rural Water Conflict Webinar Transcript

Captioning and transcription by La-Tonya Gayle - 4th year majoring in Criminal Justice and Public Policy and minoring in International Development.

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