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New project: Community energy in Nepal

LUCID PhD graduate, Mine Islar, along with colleauges from LUCSUS and Nepal have started an SSEESS Research links collaboration project, entitled: Sustainable Energy: Exploring the sustainability of the community-run hydropower development in Nepal The transition from fossil fuel based energy systems to renewable energy has become a priority area for many governments, particularly of the Asia Pacific region. Decentralized community-based control … 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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Publication: Political Ecology of inter-basin water transfers in Turkish water governance

The article, Political Ecology of inter-basin water transfers in Turkish water governance, co-authored by Mine Islar and Chad Boda, was recently published in Ecology and Society, in a special issue on Urban Water Governance, co-guest-edited by LUCID director Lennart Olsson. In this article, they look at how the framing of large scale infrastructural projects, to improve water supply to urban … Continue reading



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Mine Islar, expert advisor to IPBES: what it is, how it works

Mine’s personal page Graduate from the LUCID PhD school Mine Islar (pictured), who is now carrying out her post-doctoral research at LUCSUS, was recently nominated by the Turkish government to take part as an expert advisor in the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). To date, this has entailed her involvement in two meetings each lasting a week, in … Continue reading



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