Projects

Completed Projects


Citizen's First Campaign on Accountability for Drinking water and Sanitation - Phase 1

Main Objective: The objective of the project is to empower the urban community on water supply and sanitation rights by creating a citizen’s platform- primarily knows as Basti Vikas Manch.

Funder: Water Aid
Focus Area: Advocacy & Capacity building
Website: http://www.saciwaters.org/watsan/

Crossing Boundaries

Main Objective: The Crossing Boundaries has sought to promote an interdisciplinary approach in analyzing and understanding water resource management issues.

Funder: DGIS, Wageningen University
Focus Area: Research, Capacity building
Website: http://www.saciwaters.org/east-west-center/

Documenting Disappearing Water bodies of Hyderabad City: Social Technological Options for Drinking Water Supply

Main Objective:

Funder: Department of Science & Technology (DST)
Focus Area: Research

Ensuring Water Security in Metropolitan Hyderabad: A study of Hydrological settings and Informal Institutional dynamics

Main Objective: To understand complex hydro geological setting, informal institutional dynamics and probable technological solutions towards realizing water security of Metropolitan Hyderabad.

Funder: Bordeaux Metropole (France), Arghyam (Bangalore)
Focus Area: Advocacy and Research
Website: http://saciwaters.org/wsphyd

International WaTERS

Main Objective: The International WaTERS is a partnership with a multi-faceted approach: promoting collaborative and comparative research on urban water resilience. SaciWATERs is one of the network partners and is responsible to develop a module on rural – urban linkages and the periurban.

Funder: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Focus Area: Research, Capacity building & Knowledge Mobilization
Website: http://www.international-waters.org

Peri-urban Water Security in South Asia: Adapting to Climate Change and Urbanisation

Main Objective: To understand the implications of urbanisation processes for water access and use in peri-urban locations in South Asia. Further the project examines the water related vulnerability, adaptation and resilience of different social groups in the context of climate change.

Funder: IDRC, Canada
Focus Area: Research, Advocacy, & Knowledge Mobilization
Website: http://www.saciwaters.org/periurban/

Poverty squares and gender circles: unravelling agriculture gaps, challenges and opportunities in the Eastern Gangetic Basin

Main Objective: Bridging gender “know-do” gaps in situations of increasing uncertainty in agriculture

Funder: CGIAR research program on WLE
Focus Area: Water and Gender
Website: https://wle.cgiar.org

Rural to Urban Transitions and the Peri-Urban Interface: Identifying, Mapping, and Understanding Peri-Urban Areas in India and Pakistan

Main Objective: To engage experts, scholars, promising young professionals, and students from India and Pakistan in a complex research problem in order to develop mutual interests and relationships around the topic of rural to urban transitions and peri-urban interfaces in South Asia.

Funder: East- West Center, Hawaii
Focus Area: Research
Website: http://www.saciwaters.org/east-west-center/

SAWA Fellowship

Main Objective: To address the issues of water security by providing the opportunity, to train a generation of water professionals using multi-disciplinary approaches that are sensitive to women, the poor, environment and sustainability.

Funder: IDRC, Canada
Focus Area: Research & Knowledge Mobilization
Website: http://www.saciwaters.org/sawafellowships

Stimulating Community Mobilisation for Effective Management of Solid Waste for the Revival of Hameed Khan Kunta (lake)

Main Objective: Creating an improved understanding of the Community Waste Management and its strategic significance in the revival of the Hameed Khan Kunta lake.

Funder: US Consulate
Focus Area: Research, Advocacy, & Knowledge Mobilization
Website: http://www.saciwaters.org/lakes/

Transnational Policy Dialogue for Improved Water Governance of the Brahmaputra River - Phase I & II

Main Objective: To initiate the dialogue process for smooth water management between the Brahmaputra river riparian countries.

Funder: Asia Foundation, India
Focus Area: Advocacy and Research
Website: http://www.saciwaters.org/bd/

Transnational Policy Dialogue for Improved Water Governance of the Brahmaputra River - Phase 3

Main Objective: Facilitate a multilateral and multi-stakeholder dialogue process between Brahmaputra river riparian countries for co management of the Brahmaputra Basin.

Funder: South Asia Water Initiative (SAWI), The Asia Foundation (TAF)
Focus Area: Advocacy, Research and Capacity Building
Website: http://www.saciwaters.org/brahmaputra-dialogue/

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