Brahmaputra is a unique river system and if managed well, it can be the engine for economic and regional development. However, it requires an integrated basin-wide approach combined with social, economic, political, cultural and legal considerations along with a scientific and technological paradigm. This is only possible if the basin countries communicate and interact with each other to foster a spirit of cooperation.
|Journal||Economic and Political Weekly|
|Publication status||Published - 24 Mar 2018|
Barua, A., & Vij, S. (2018). World water day: Brahmaputra Riparian countries should look beyond political interests to realise river's potential. Economic and Political Weekly, 53(12). http://www.epw.in/engage/article/world-water-day-brahmaputra-riparian-countries-should-look-beyond-political-interests-to-realise-rivers-potential