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  • Forum for Policy Dialogue on Water Conflicts in India 

     

    Moving from Understanding Conflicts to  Resolving Conflicts 

     

       

    Progress Report for Year Two  May 2009 to March 2010   

     

     

     

      Forum for Policy Dialogue on Water Conflicts in India 

    Society for Promoting Participative Ecosystem Management   (SOPPECOM) 

    16, Kale Park, Someshwarwadi Road,   Pashan, Pune 411 008  Maharashtra, INDIA 

    Tel: +91‐20‐2588 0786/ 2588 6542  Fax: +91‐020‐2588 6542 

    Email: [email protected]  URL: http://conflicts.indiawaterportal.org  

    mailto:[email protected] http://conflicts.indiawaterportal.org/

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    Table of Contents Section 1: Activities of the central secretariat in line with the outputs...................................... 4 Study teams on 1. Water entitlements and allocations for livelihoods and ecosystem needs and 2. Legal-institutional framework for conflict resolution..................................................... 4 1) Thematic subgroups on water entitlements and allocations for livelihoods and environment

    and Legal-institutional framework for conflict resolution..............................................................4 2) Combined meeting of the two thematic subgroups in Delhi on 15-16 November 2009 ..........7 Outreach and Dissemination..................................................................................................... 7 3) Queries on water conflicts on Solution Exchange’s water community e-discussion .................7 4) Coordination of the Chapter on Conflicts related to Drinking Water for Citizens Report on

    Domestic Water and Sanitation ..........................................................................................................7 5) 4th IMA Conference on Analysing Conflict Transformation, St Anne’s College, Oxford, UK,

    28-30 June 2010.....................................................................................................................................7 6) Panel discussion on Putting Water in the Concurrent List: Will it help resolve water conflicts

    in India in the context of the biophysical and social peculiarities of water?, 16 November 2010 .........................................................................................................................................................8

    7) Panel Discussion on the book ‘Water and the Laws in India’, 24 February 2010 ......................8 Mapping and documentation of water conflicts ....................................................................... 8 8) Exploratory workshop on water conflicts in the Himalayan region .............................................9 9) Preparatory work for involvement in the area of floods and conflicts.........................................9 Engagement with active water conflicts.................................................................................... 9 10) Meeting on Mullaperiyar Water Conflict: Meeting to understand issues and explore a

    common ground....................................................................................................................................9 11) Meeting on Mullaperiyar Conflict at National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS),

    Bangalore on 5 September 2009 .......................................................................................................11 Concerted efforts at policy dialogue.........................................................................................11 12) One day workshop on Right to Water and Sanitation ..................................................................11 13) One day workshop on Right to Water and Sanitation ..................................................................12 14) National Dialogue on “Water entitlements and allocations for livelihoods and ecosystem

    needs and the legal-institutional framework for conflict resolution” to be held in Pune on 25- 26 February 2010.................................................................................................................................12

    15) Workshop on Right to Water............................................................................................................13 Contributions to methodologies and experience in conflict resolution...................................13 16) Proposal by Meta-Culture ..................................................................................................................13 17) Thematic Workshop Understanding and Resolving Water Conflicts, 8 to 12 February 201014 Other .........................................................................................................................................14 18) Meeting with Arghyam, Bangalore, 4 September 2009 .................................................................14 19) Steering Committee Meeting of the Forum in Delhi on 16-17 November 2009......................14 20) Meeting with Rahul Bakare, ARGHYAM at Pune, 1 January 2010............................................14 21) Steering Committee Meeting, 24 February 2010............................................................................14 Efforts for Resource Mobilisation ............................................................................................14 Section 2: Activities of Kerala Resource Centre .......................................................................15 Canal survey .......................................................................................................................................................15 Farmer research .................................................................................................................................................15 Kabini Study.......................................................................................................................................................15 Consultation with experts ................................................................................................................................15 Seminar................................................................................................................................................................16 Reservoir operations Model: Proposed flow regime....................................................................................16 Stakeholder meetings ........................................................................................................................................16 Steering/Advisory committee meeting ..........................................................................................................16 Activities of GP level monitoring committees..............................................................................................17 Section 3: Activities of Orissa State Resource Centre ..............................................................17 Second Regional Workshop.............................................................................................................................17

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    Third Regional Workshop................................................................................................................................17 Field Visits ..........................................................................................................................................................17 Conflict Matrix...................................................................................................................................................18 Framework on Agriculture vs. Industry conflict at Hirakud ......................................................................18 Daily updates on Flood Situations..................................................................................................................18 Water Feeder ......................................................................................................................................................18 Fourth Regional Workshop .............................................................................................................................18 Second State Steering Committee Meeting ...................................................................................................18 Meeting with the Editor in Chief of the Samaj.............................................................................................19 Project Review Meeting with K J Joy.............................................................................................................19 Launching of the Website ................................................................................................................................19 Supporting Odisha Water Forum (OWF) activities.....................................................................................19 Signing of ToR by the Resource Persons for conflict documentation .....................................................20 Entering into the MoU with the Partner CSO..............................................................................................20 Formation of Sub-Committee for Hirakud conflict resolution..................................................................21 Third State Steering Committee Meeting ......................................................................................................21 Meeting on World Water Day .........................................................................................................................21