Day: March 28, 2009

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The Water Rights Grab: Big Business, Investors Push for Privatization

The fifth World Water Forum took place in Istanbul last week, generating more controversy, debate and public demonstrations than the Turkish government may have anticipated. As participants heard and hashed out their views, critics contend that a push to privatize water resources will threaten societies and the environment around the world, hitting the poorest countries and agriculture the hardest.Read More