Prashanth Vishwanathan/IWMI.

Thrive Topics: Energy

Energy is used to grow crops and produce food, but it often competes for the same resources needed for agriculture, such as water. What are the trade-offs, and how can these sectors work in harmony?

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    Cacti: the new energy crop?

  • Gaming to negotiate tricky resource management

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  • Taking the road less traveled: building upon lessons from CPWF

  • Mekong Matters: sharing hydropower benefits across the basin

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    Should we build more large dams?