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19.9.2018

Wasser – ein Menschenrecht / Diego Andrés Martínez Zambrano... [et al.]

Das Recht auf sauberes Trinkwasser ist ein Menschenrecht, das für über eine halbe Milliarde Menschen auf dem Planeten nicht gewährleistet ist. Und das von vielen Seiten unter Druck gerät, nicht nur aufgrund des Klimawandels. An erster Stelle steht die Landwirtschaft, genauer gesagt die weltweit...

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Online article
2.7.2018

Gove lambasts water company chiefs

The Environment Secretary attacks water industry bosses' salaries and lack of investment.
Online article
15.6.2018

Africa land deals lead to water giveaway

Africa is heading for 'hydrological suicide' as land deals hand water resources to foreign companies, threatening environmental disaster
Online article
15.6.2018

'Ocean-grabbing' as serious a threat as ‘land-grabbing’ – UN food expert - Olivier De Schutter | United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food

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Web documentary
2.7.2018

Watergrabbing

This special «Watergrabbing - a Story of Water», looks into the water-hoaring phenomenon. Every story explains a specific theme and shows the players involved.
Video
20.8.2014

Water. Food. Climate. Energy. What's the Solution?

How do you solve the world's greatest water, food, climate, and energy challenges? The integrative, or nexus, approach recognizes that these issues are interconnected and require collaboration from multiple sectors to address, and ultimately solve,...
Video
22.3.2013

Virtual Water

The video short is about virtual water and tries to visualize the amount of water used/wasted during the production process of different products. Mehr zum Thema: Website «Wasser-Fussabdruck»

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Article
19.9.2018

Wasser – ein Menschenrecht / Diego Andrés Martínez Zambrano... [et al.]

Das Recht auf sauberes Trinkwasser ist ein Menschenrecht, das für über eine halbe Milliarde Menschen auf dem Planeten nicht gewährleistet ist. Und das von vielen Seiten unter Druck gerät, nicht nur aufgrund des Klimawandels. An erster Stelle steht die Landwirtschaft, genauer gesagt die weltweit...
Electronic document
15.6.2018

The global ocean grab : a primer / Jennifer Franco... [publ. by Transnational Institute (TNI) Agrarian Justice Programme... [et al.]]

This primer unveils a new wave of ocean grabbing, answering the most important questions about the mechanisms that facilitate it and the impacts on people and the environment. [Website]
Electronic document
15.6.2018

The global water grab : a primer / Jennifer Franco... [et al.] ; publ. by Transnational Institute for Hands off the Land Alliance.

Water grabbing refers to situations where powerful actors take control of valuable water resources for their own benefit, depriving local communities whose livelihoods often depend on these resources and ecosystems. [Website]

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Political article
20.3.2006

4th World Water Forum in Mexico

The Forum culminated in an appeal to governments, published by non-governmental organisations from four continents, Alliance Sud among them. Tthey called for concrete action to implement the right to water for all and to keep multinationals at bay.
Political article
10.4.2005

Nestlé's «Pure Life» in Pakistan

Drinking Water Crisis in Pakistan and the Issue of Bottled Water. A case study by Nils Rosemann, edited by the Swiss Alliance of Development Organisations and Actionaid Pakistan.

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