Changing political economies in large river basins: Environment, values and systemic pressuresEnvironment, pressures


January 12, 2022    
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


London, United Kingdom
London, United Kingdom, London
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The ever-present relationship between large river basins and development has been a feature ofglobal political economy for hundreds of years. A recognizable ‘water crisis’ narrative emerged inthe last few decades of the 20th Century, which shifted attention to improving water governanceand considering systems interconnectedness – a concept epitomised, perhaps, in the water-energy-food nexus advocated in policy circles and key global water events. Yet these relativelytechnocratic narratives have sat somewhat uneasily alongside wider discourse on values, thepolitics of contestation, everyday struggles over water and, increasingly, the actions taken up todeal with climate change.

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