Alternative World Water Forum

The research area aims to offer space to researchers who are also “activists” (so socially involved in the change and in water campaigning) and give them the possibility to share their knowledge with other researchers and, mainly, with the public. Three workshops related to research projects developed by researchers working   Read More ...

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As the failure of privatisation has become evident, the time has come to refocus the water debate on how to improve and expand public water delivery around the world. The workshops under this theme will focus on how to develop democratic, participatory, social and environmentally sustainable public models to ensure   Read More ...

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As realization of fresh water limitations grows, the world is simultaneously feeling the pressure from food commodity price fluctuations and climate change. The multiple crises or ‘trifecta’ are affecting the appropriation, use, and allocation of resources, especially water and land. With climate change, the current conjuncture creates a “perfect storm”   Read More ...

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Press release of Attac France. With the support of the French government and many local government authorities, water multinationals will be holding the World Water Forum from March 12 to 17, 2012 in Marseille. This Forum for water merchants is meant to strengthen privatization and control of an essential element   Read More ...

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On 15th and 16th March there will be workshops on the “Water and Agriculture” topic. Water, agriculture and food security should be more prioritized by the water sector, the food sector and the political decidors. The stake is to combat hunger, undernourishment, water grabbing, inequitable sharing and counter-productive solutions. How   Read More ...

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World Water Forum attendance reportedly down as activists ramp up preparations for Alternative Forum. Brussels – Critics of the triennial World Water Forum are encouraged by the failure on the part of forum organizers to attract large numbers to this year’s event taking place March 12-17 in Marseille. Forum organizers   Read More ...

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FAME workshops will take place on 15 and 16 March at the Dock des Suds and the Cabaret Rouge (near Dock des Suds). Thursday 15 March from 10am to 12.30pm The right to water and food security, Internationalisation of local water battles: Empowerment of local actors Water and Sanitation in   Read More ...

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The UPA (United Progressive Alliance) is seeking to hand over a natural resource essential for right to life to the corporate sector through its ill-conceived National Water Policy. Karl Marx claimed that the state would wither away once the proletariat took over the material and productive forces of society and   Read More ...

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