A monthly dose of Odia water news from the Water Feeder

Find attached the first issue (May 09) of 'Water Feeder', a monthly dose of Water News compiled from Odia news papers.

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This is an attempt to compile and analyze water-related news published in Odia dailies with an objective to help water professionals and enthusiasts to capture and comprehend issues and conflicts around water (through eyes of media). It is also going to provide a geographical, seasonal and media perspective of water issues and conflicts in Odisha to stimulate thoughts and actions.

We are beginning this initiative with a Monthly 'News Analysis' covering 5 major Odia Dailies. An odia version is also on its way. Each news item have been tagged and put in a searchable database, which will be shortly uploaded in the net along with scanned copy of each news item.

We look forward to your comments and feedback. (Please send your response to baitarani@gmail.com)

The First edition covers news about concerns related to seasonal changes in water concerns from heat wave related shortages to monsoon brought excesses. An unique insight in to Odisha & the unique problems faced therein is provided. The Odia Water News Edition can be downloaded here: Water Feeder - May 09 

For more information & feedback contact: Pranab, Priyabrat and Subhendu Odisha State Center Forum for Policy Dialogue on Water Conflicts in India Baitarani Initiative, Shristi Ground Floor, C/O: Late Gokulananda Mohapatra Plot No.:63, Unit , VIII, (In front of Unit , VIII Boy's High School) Bhubaneswar , 751 003 Phone/Fax : +91 674 6450323 Cell : +91 9437021261 Alt Email ID : baitarani@gmail.com

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