The new government revealed the broad layout of its policies through the PM’s victory speech and inaugural address. It provided a clear focus to combat climate change and strengthen the much-needed foreign policy that mainly revolves around all of our bordering states....Read moreDownload Document Link to the Original
Two years ago, Usman Noorzai was standing in his village of Shade Bara when he heard a rumbling sound.
Shade Bara is particularly at risk of flooding. It...Read moreLink to the Original
World Water Day, which is observed on March 22, passed without much fanfare in Pakistan. Ironically, Pakistan is among the most water-stressed countries in the world and already faces a serious crisis in this regard. Rapid urbanisation, population growth, industrialisation and climate change have driven up the demand for water....Read moreDownload Document Link to the Original
Created by an act of Congress in 1879, the USGS has evolved over the ensuring 125 years, matching its talent and knowledge to the progress of science and technology. The USGS is the sole science agency for the Department of the Interior in the United States, with a mission to...Read moreLink to the Original
This technical paper is produced in response to a proposal by the Secretariat of the World Climate Programme – Water (WCP-Water). It addresses the issue of freshwater. Sea- level rise is dealt with only insofar as it can lead to impacts on freshwater in coastal areas and beyond. Climate, freshwater,...Read moreDownload Document Link to the Original
This paper links water and security at national and regional levels, takes stock of ongoing efforts and the impacts of climate change. It states that while conflict between and within countries is not inevitable, disputes among users of water will become more severe in a world of increased demand and...Read moreDownload Document Link to the Original
This study explores whether the world and in this case South Asia is equipped with the means to prevent the eruption of potential conflicts between countries that share transboundary fresh water resources. This is primarily because of either absence or weakness of water governance mechanisms, either bilateral or regional in...Read moreDownload Document Link to the Original