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India , Israel cooperation on water management has been in the offing for long. Finally an mou is inked, likely to be of mutual help
‘Water belonging to India cannot go to Pakistan,’ says Modi
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
gates foundation funds a project for behavior change to reduce open defecation in India
Pakistan struggling to get hold of its grabbed water resources
Natural water ways, rivers pollution is a common issue in south Asia due to some common and some unique reasons. using a joint approach to sole this issue will help us all in learning.
India consistently blocking pakistan’s water resources, in breach of Indus water treaty.