کیا ہمارے پاس ڈیم بنانا ہی واحد اور آخری حل ہے؟

شبینہ فراز جولائ 27، 2018 اس وقت ملک میں سیاست کے علاوہ جو موضوع زیرِ بحث ہے وہ ڈیموں کی تعمیر ہے۔ سپریم کورٹ نے ڈیموں کی تعمیر میں انتہائی دلچسپی لیتے ہوئے عدالت عالیہ کے زیرِ انتظام ایک اکاؤنٹ قائم کردیا ہے جس میں تمام پاکستانیوں سے چندے کی اپیل کی گئی ہے (تادم … Continue reading کیا ہمارے پاس ڈیم بنانا ہی واحد اور آخری حل ہے؟

Five myths about water in Pakistan

  By Dr. William Young November 15, 2017 Persistent myths, which can misguide policy, are barriers to improving water security for the people of Pakistan. Here are five: First, this problem of water security is often presented as one of water scarcity. But Pakistan is a water-rich country – only 35 countries have more renewable … Continue reading Five myths about water in Pakistan

Why Sindh Opposes Mega Dams? Pl watch this much acclaimed video to learn the answers: سندھ کے لوگ ڈیموں کی مخالفت کیوں کر رہے ہیں؟ جاننے کیلئے یہ اوارڈ یافتہ وڈیو دیکھیں

سندھ کے لوگ ڈیموں کی مخالفت کیوں کر رہے ہیں؟ کسی نے ان کا موقف جاننے کی کوشش کی ہے؟ اس بات کو سمجھنے کے لئے یہ مونٹی کارلو اوارڈ یافتہ ڈاکومنٹری دیکھئے جو میں نے2005میں اس وقت بنائی تھی جب میں جیو نیوز سے وابستہ تھااور جس زمانے میں مشرف نے کالا باغ ڈیم … Continue reading Why Sindh Opposes Mega Dams? Pl watch this much acclaimed video to learn the answers: سندھ کے لوگ ڈیموں کی مخالفت کیوں کر رہے ہیں؟ جاننے کیلئے یہ اوارڈ یافتہ وڈیو دیکھیں

Water Issue: You have to think out of the box

A talk by Water expert Dr Hassan Abbas Water Issue: Solution is there! You only have to think out of the box! Listen to an expert telling you how you can easily solve water issue, revive Indus Delta, boost economy & stop water wars.   Water Issue solution https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GP7Jo_q1es

Water: Exactly how doomed are we?

  By Daanish Mustafa August 9, 2018 The sad truth is that the future the TV channels are warning us about, has already come to pass for the vast majority of the people in Pakistan It seems that the “looming” water scarcity crisis has finally caught the country’s attention. Every television channel in Pakistan seems … Continue reading Water: Exactly how doomed are we?

Pakistan’s water shortage is a myth

  By Daanish Mustafa June 7, 2018 The country’s water scarcity is socially constructed, and large farmers engaged in agricultural exports are the culprits and the beneficiaries of it I recently came across some real news about Pakistan which merits sharing, and commenting. According to a July, 2017 article by Carole Dalin at University College, … Continue reading Pakistan’s water shortage is a myth

Irrigation efficiency key to ending Indus water shortages

 By Dr Hassan Abbas An all-out push for irrigation efficiency instead of building huge structures that flood farms and ruin us all would solve South Asia’s water problems, argues Hassan Abbas “For most countries of the world, agriculture is the biggest user of water and the biggest cause of water shortages. And that is where … Continue reading Irrigation efficiency key to ending Indus water shortages

Indus Cascade a Himalayan Blunder

By Joydeep Gupta May 22, 2017 The China-Pakistan plan to build five dams in a row on the Indus will stop the flow of silt to rejuvenate farms downstream, and will reduce water flow in the nine dry months of the year The five dams forming the North Indus River Cascade that China has just … Continue reading Indus Cascade a Himalayan Blunder

Geography in schools before dams on rivers

  By Daanish Mustafa "The dam debate in our country is largely a demonstration of how our education system has failed an entire generation". Over the past two weeks I have had the surreal experience of being trolled on social media. Never happened before, as out of a hundred and something followers that I have … Continue reading Geography in schools before dams on rivers

Dam politics

  By Mustaque Rajpar   There is no supra-constitutional centre of power in any democratic system. The pillars of the state derive their powers and roles from the constitution of Pakistan. Perhaps, we need to remind ourselves that this constitution was framed by the supreme will of the people and their representative body, the country’s … Continue reading Dam politics