By Kris Hartley, Nicole Sher Wen Lim and Cecilia Tortajada, Water Economics and Policy.
Progress in water conservation is dependent as much on human behavior as on the promise of new technologies. Digital feedback-based interventions present an opportunity to bring these two factors together… Read More
FAO Director-General QU Dongyu met today with Professor Asit K. Biswas, Chief Executive of Third World Centre, at FAO headquarters in Rome. The two were joined by Dr. Cecilia Tortajada, Senior Research Fellow from the Institute of Water Policy, National University of Singapore.… Read More
Covid-19 and lack of clean water has also been proven to be a serious problem in healthcare facilities. According to UN, two out of five health care facilities globally do not have soap or water, and more than 1/3 of the people lack basic handwashing facilities at home. Read full interview with Cecilia Tortajada Professor in Environmental Innovation at the University of Glasgow, UK.… Read More
November 11, 2020
In this edition, Saneet Chakradeo interviews Udisha Saklani and Cecilia Tortajada on their article “India’s Development Cooperation in Bhutan’s Hydropower Sector: Concerns and Public Perceptions”. In their article, survey India’s development cooperation in Bhutan and its changing public perceptions. While offering insights into the importance of development cooperation in Indo-Bhutan relations, the article uses the bilateral relationship as a case to propose possible lessons for India in managing its development cooperation with its smaller neighbours. As climate concerns assume greater relevance in shaping bilateral relations in the region, the authors suggest prudent measures for India’s energy.… Read More