Consortium Partners

David James
Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management (TU Delft) is the largest and oldest Dutch university of technology, located in Delft, Netherlands. As part of TU Delft, the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management (TPM) wishes to make a significant contribution to sustainable solutions for social problems in which technology plays an important role, through internationally oriented education and research.TPM wishes to open new perspectives by achieving a unique co-operative relationship between the arts/social sciences and the exact sciences/technology, since recent events have shown that a one-sided approach to the above-mentioned problems leads to insufficient results.

Albert Einstein

SaciWATERs, the South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies, is a policy research institute based in Hyderabad, India. From its inception in 2001, it has focused on critical issues related to water resources management in South Asia.

A key endeavour at SaciWATERs has been to enhance the dominant water resources management paradigm in the region with a consideration of all issues using a pro-poor human development approach. The emphasis is on the accumulation of new knowledge through a combination of research, capacity building, and advocacy. Accordingly, it partners with universities and academic institutions from across global north and south to fundamentally reshape water resources knowledge systems in South Asia.

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Institute for Water and Flood Management

Institute for Water and Flood Management is a premier institute for the advancement of knowledge and development of human resources in water and flood management, under the aegis of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka.

The institute pursues research and capacity development in the field of water and flood management that is vital to the country's social and economic development. The institute also provides advisory and consultancy services to the government and to non-governmental organizations.

Albert Einstein

Both ENDS, based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, supports organizations in developing countries in the fight against poverty and in their work towards sustainable environmental management.

Based on the principle that people know their own problems and can come up with their own solutions, Both ENDS has helped hundreds of organizations in Africa, Asia and Latin America to find funding, expand their networks, collect information, engage in dialogue with policy makers, promote recognition of local rights, and call attention to the role of gender in environmental sustainability.

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Jagrata Juba Shangha (JJS)

agrata Juba Shangha (JJS), Bangladesh, is an environmental & social development organization working since 1985 in the South-west region of Bangladesh. JJS has its main base in Khulna but works in several regions of the country. It deals with pro-poor issues and poor occupational groups, vulnerable women, children and various other marginalized groups.

Since its inception, JJS has been actively involved in addressing and implementing various strategies at a regional level that will alleviate poverty. It encourages greater engagement between civil society and other social actors Major thematic areas of JJS are Governance & Human Rights; Environment & Food Sovereignty; Climate Change and Disaster Management; Child Rights & Disability and AIDS & Marginal Peoples Rights.

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The Researcher

The Researcher is a consultancy firm, established in 2006 by Partha Sarathi Banerjee and Dr. Dayabati Roy (as partners) in 2009. Since then it had been engaged in and accomplished a number of research studies under the aegis of different research institutes and agencies, Indian and international, e.g. Understanding the issue of Land Acquisition for Industrialization from Community perspective, Study of Integrated Urban Water Management" in two cities of West Bengal and Assam, Impact of metering of Agricultural Tube wells on Groundwater use and Groundwater markets in West Bengal, Multiple use, Sustainable Rain water harvesting Model-an Impact study of Happa, Coastal Zone Management in West Bengal and Bangladesh, Impact of changes in Groundwater Act on electricity use and agricultural production in West Bengal.