Tag Archives: Maryam Nastar

Water Mafias: profiting on the poor – Maryam Nastar

LUCID graduate Maryam Nastar, recently gave an interview to Lund University Magazine. Maryam draws on her research in Johannesburg, South Africa, and Hyderabaad, India, to describe how that in spite of law which aims for affordable water for all, water shortages still hit the poorest hardest. In the ‘slum’ areas of megacities, water mafias that take advantage of peoples desperate need … Continue reading



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Publication: What drives the urban water regime? An analysis of water governance arrangements in Hyderabad India.

Maryam Nastar, a graduate of the LUCID PhD program, has recently published an article in Ecology and Society: What drives the urban water regime? An analysis of water governance arrangements in Hyderabad, India, as part of a special issue on Urban Water Governance, co-guest-edited by LUCID director Lennart Olsson. In the article, Maryam finds that the influence of international organisations, … Continue reading



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Special Issue on Urban Water Governance

A number of people at LUCID have been involved in the production of a special issue of Ecology and Society on Urban Water Governance. Mine Islar and Chad Boda published a paper on the Political Ecology of inter basin water transfers in Turkish water governance (see summary and link to article), and Maryam Nastar contributed an article asking What drives the urban water … Continue reading



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