Water, Expert Knowledge, and the Politics of Sustainability


WHEN April 30, 2012
6:30-8:30 PM WHERE Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

Many countries in the world, but especially those in the Arabian Peninsula, are facing a current reality or imminent prospect of both shortages and degradation of their water supplies. National governments, and international development agencies and network experts—ranging from engineers to economists—are struggling to tackle this daunting challenge. Based on fieldwork in Yemen, the Gulf, and Europe, this lecture seeks to analyze the approaches that international players are taking in addressing water supply problems.

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