Professor Ashok Swain talks about Water Security in South Asia, its vulnerabilities and what approach could policymakers take to ensure water security in South Asia. Professor Ashok Swain is a Professor and Head of Department of the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University Sweden. He is the UNESCO Chair on International Water Cooperation, and the Director of Research School of International Water Cooperation at Uppsala University, Sweden.
In this session, Prof. Swain introduces the concept of water security. He highlights major vulnerabilities endangering water security of South Asia and also talks about various approaches which state and non-state actors could take to ensure water security of South Asia.
Interviewer: Arslan Sheikh - Human Security Team