n IMIESA - Professor awarded for challenging global status quo in water affairs : news

Volume 31, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 4, Apr 2006, p. 13
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... An Indian-born Canadian living in Mexico has been awarded the 2006 Stockholm Water Prize for his "outstanding and multifaceted contributions to global water resource issues". The announcement was made by the nominating committee in Stockholm in March, to coincide with the United Nation's World Water Day. The winner, Professor Asit K Biswas, has solved many international and regional water issues. He is hailed as a "tireless water proponent who constantly challenges the status quo and who helped to foster a critical rethink among United Nations agencies, national governments, professional associations and others on how to improve delivery of water and ..

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