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Conflicts Case Studies

We have collated Case Studies on topics like Transboundary Disputes, Contending Water Uses, Water Quality, Micro-level Disputes and more.
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Query on Sand Mining and related Conflicts at Solution Exchange Water Community

Query on Sand Mining and related Conflicts at Solution Exchange Water Community

Forum for Policy Dialogue on Water Conflicts in India has initiated the third query in the series of queries related to water conflicts at the Solution Exchange Water Community. This query is about Sand Mining and related Conflicts. See the background note on the query at

Athirappilly SATYAGRAHA crosses one year on 25th February 2009

An indefinite Satyagraha led by Chalakudy River Protection Forum has been going on at Athirappilly near the project site since 25th February 2008.A series of programs have been organized in connection with the first anniversary of the Satyagraha to remind the conscience of the society. Read more at

Orissa State Centre

Forum’s Orissa State Centre has started from January 2009. To know more about the Centre and its activities see

Check New resources

  • Water to the People: Drinking Water and Water for Livelihoods: Conflicts and Alternative Concepts in India by Uwe Hoering, April 2008click here

  • Performance and Development Effectiveness of the Sardar Sarovar Project by Tata Institute of Social Sciences click here

  • Conflict Resolution In Transboundary Waters: Incorporating Water Quality In Negotiations by E. Eleftheriadou, Y. Mylopoulos click here

  • Peri-Urban Water Conflicts: Supporting Dialogue and Negotiation edited by John Butterworth, Raphaèle Ducrot, Nicolas Faysse, and S. Janakarajan click here

  • Legal Implications of Plachimada: A Case Study by Sujith Koonan click here

  • Water and conflict: Making water delivery conflict-sensitive in Uganda (Cecore, Redroc, Saferworld, Yodeo, August 2008)click here

  • From Conflict to Cooperation in the Management of Transboundary Waters: The Nile Experience by Patricia Kameri-Mbote click here