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- DocumentWater Security in Peri-Urban South Asia, 2013Apart from modeling and quantitative analysis of climate change, it is also important to understand what local communities feel about climate change and how they are affected by it and are responding to those impacts in order to bring new policies and programmes in the particular area.DocumentWater Security in Peri-Urban South Asia, 2013The rapid and haphazard urbanization in Kathmandu valley and expansion of built-up area to the peripheral rural landscapes has resulted to formation of Peri- urban areas which are now themselves transforming into urban form. This paper examines how the increasing urban water demand has put unprecedented pressure on groundwater resources in the peri-urban areas of Kathmandu valley.DocumentWater Security in Peri-Urban South Asia, 2013Urbanization is a continued phenomenon all over the world. In Nepal, the processes of rapid urbanization initiated during the 1980s and accelerated in the following two decades. Kathmandu valley has been the most urbanized area of Nepal.Document
Gendered and caste spaces in household water use: a case of Aliabad Village in Peri-urban Hyderabad, IndiaWater Security in Peri-Urban South Asia, 2012One of the major changes in the water sector over the last few decades has been the enhanced thrust on institutional reforms, including the increasing recognition of the bottom-up approach to management as against the techno-centric top-down one. At the heart of this lies the concept of greater inclusiveness of all stakeholders, including women and people lower in socio-economic hierarchies.DocumentWater Security in Peri-Urban South Asia, 2010The recent Census of India (2011) throws some very interesting facts on the process of urbanisation in India. For the first time since Independence in 1947, the absolute increase in population is more in urban than in rural areas.Document
Urbanization, climate change and water security: a study of vulnerability and adaptation in Sultanpur and Jhanjhrola Khera in peri-urban Gurgaon, IndiaWater Security in Peri-Urban South Asia, 2012This paper describes how urbanization and climate change shape water insecurity in two villages, Sultanpur and Jhanjhrola Khera in periurban Gurgaon in the North-West Indian state of Haryana. Using ethnographic and participatory approaches, it documents the people's lived experience of a changing climate and water insecurity.DocumentWater Security in Peri-Urban South Asia, 2011Khulna is the third largest metropolitan city of Bangladesh with a population of 1.4 million with the Rupsha and Bhairab - the two major tidal rivers flowing on the east of the city. Due to unplanned and unregulated urbanization, urban and peri-urban residents have been facing acute water scarcity.Document
Periurban water security in a context of urbanization and climate change: a review of concepts and relationshipsWater Security in Peri-Urban South Asia, 2010In peri-urban contexts, water security is shaped by the twin processes of climate change and urbanization. These processes act as multiple stressors and create an uncertain water supply for peri-urban residents.OrganisationWater Security in Peri-Urban South Asia is a three year project that works across four locations in South Asia.DocumentWater Security in Peri-Urban South Asia, 2013The relationship between urbanisation, water insecurity, and climate change is becoming evident as cities are expanding in the global south. The first key challenge is to establish the links between these three themes.