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Workshop on "Water Conflicts in Odisha: Issues and way forward", Baitarani Initiative, 28th - 29th March 2011, Bhubaneswar
Posted on 04 Mar, 2011 05:31 PM

Baitarani InitiativeOrganizer: Baitarani Initiative

Venue: Development Resource & Training Centre (DRTC), Centre for Youth & Social Development (CYSD), Bhubaneswar

25 years of the Narmada struggle - Ordinary people, extraordinary movement
A slideshow by National Alliance of People's Movements (NAPM) Posted on 03 Mar, 2011 11:15 AM

Article and Images by: National Alliance of People's Movements



Kerala's bill to penalise Coke - Relief and compensation for Plachimada factory victims
The Kerala government's decision to bring in a bill: Plachimada Coca-Cola Victims — Relief and Compensation Claims Special Tribunal in the State Assembly yesterday is certainly an epic decision. Posted on 01 Mar, 2011 02:39 PM

 'The Bill proposes to get compensation from the company and to form a tribunal to provide time-bound compensation. The tribunal is to have a chairman, a technical member and an administrative member'.

Open letter to Jairam Ramesh on POSCO project approval from the Mining Zone People's Solidarity Group
We are writing to publicly challenge your shocking decision to grant a “conditional” and yet also “final” approval to the POSCO project.. Posted on 28 Feb, 2011 01:45 PM


Workshop on water justice in South Asia, 18th to 22nd April 2011, Pune
Posted on 16 Feb, 2011 05:16 PM

Workshop on Water Justice in South AsiaOrganizers:

  • Forum for Policy Dialogue on Water Conflicts in India
  • Wageningen UR
  • Society for Promoting Participative Ecosystem Management (SOPPECOM)

Venue: Pune, Maharashtra

Review needed on Krishna Water Tribunal analysis on Alamatti Dam to save the farmers from dangerous consequences
Computer calculations on the damaging impacts of raising Alamatti Dam indicate the potential to kill lakhs of people of Maharashtra, karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Posted on 15 Feb, 2011 11:57 AM

Prof.T.Shivaji Rao, Director, Center for Environmental Studies, Gitam University and former member of the Environmental Appraisal Committee of Union Government in 1990 when the Alamatti project was placed before the committee for clearance.

Activists arrested while protesting against dams on the river Mandakini - Press release by the MATU Jan Sangathan
Demonstrations and protests against the Singoli- Bhatwadi and Phata- Bhyung projects in Uttarakhand have been going on for many years. Posted on 14 Feb, 2011 02:17 PM


Understand water conflicts around India with the help of Google Maps - Water Conflicts Forum
This is a very modest first attempt by the Forum to spatially locate the important conflicts around water in India with the help of Google maps. Posted on 14 Feb, 2011 12:42 PM

We are beginning this effort with the conflicts that we have already documented by the Forum. You could also contribute to this effort by sending in abstracts of conflict cases that you know.

MoEF must stop canals in irrigated villages of Narmada valley - NAPM Press Release
NAPM expresses its anguish at the destruction of well-irrigated lands in the Nimad region of the Narmada valley due to the Indira Sagar and Omkareshwar canals, Posted on 14 Feb, 2011 12:24 PM