Archive For The “cross border water” Category
Many rivers in the northern and south-western part of Bangladesh have already died, and some have seen their water flow reduced considerably
‘Water belonging to India cannot go to Pakistan,’ says Modi
Most of the water consumption is by drinking, washing and irrigation. But water when we drink, use for washing or irrigation still stays as water i.e H2O. equally important is consuming Oxygen that changes to CO2 and H2O when consumed. Water is water even when in Sea, hence their is not going to be any…
Pakistan objects to World Bank pausing processes under Indus Water Treaty
The Farakka Barrage was created by India in 1975 to divert water from the Ganges River system.
Bangladesh is a lower riparian country that heavily relies on the flow of the Ganges to meet its food and water demands; any change in the flow of the Ganges significantly affects it.
The Ganges Water Treaty has a limited ability to meet the current needs of both India and Bangladesh.
If agreements over other transboundary rivers can be achieved – particularly the Teesta River – then it may be possible for the countries to improve water sharing goodwill and collaboration. Alternative methods for co-operation must be explored.
India and Afghanistan are actively exploring run-of-the river projects on Afghanistan’s eastern rivers. Of particular interest is river Kabul, Times of India said in a report quoting senior Indian officials
Media takes up the expected water crises in sourh Asia/ Pakistan
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