The participants were Bharat Sharma (IWMI), Himanshu Thakkar (SANDARP) and a representative of CSE, New Delhi. The 45-minute program was aired under the “MoneyMantra” show of the NDTV.
Watch the video at http://profit.ndtv.com/video/Is-river-linking-really-a-viable-option-/230486
IWMI office in India celebrates as Institute wins ‘world’s most prestigious prize’ for water
(Colombo, 22 March) The International Water Management Institute (IWMI), which has offices in New Delhi, Hyderabad and Anand, has been named the Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for 2012. Awarded by the Stockholm International Water Institute, this prestigious prize honors individuals, institutions or organizations whose work contributes broadly to the conservation and protection of water resources and to the improved health of the planet´s inhabitants and ecosystems. IWMI is the first international research institution to have received this accolade.
Event - Asia Irrigation Forum
11th to 13th April 2012 - Manila, Philippines
With the global population now greater than 7 billion and with more water consuming diets driving greater demands for water use in agriculture the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will convene its first Asia Irrigation Forum in April 2012 to identify ways to address these competing challenges.