Nepal is in the midst of a new dam-building period. After decades of uncertainty and civil conflict, the government is pressing ahead with projects that ramp up energy production. The 900-megawatt Upper Karnali Hydropower Project, the country’s largest at present, was at the time of its inception projected to increase power generation dramatically in the country, with […]
Author Archives: Diana Suhardiman
Diana Suhardiman is research group leader (governance and gender) and senior researcher (policy and Institutions) at the International Water Management Institute, based in Vientiane. Her most recent research looks at the politics of river-basin planning and state transformation processes in Nepal and the politics of legal pluralism in land governance reforms in Laos and Myanmar. She is the author of more than 40 peer-reviewed publications, including in the recently published book Water Governance and Collective Action: Multi-scale Challenges.