ARC Discovery Project Grant; Dr Sarah Rogers
CCCS Research Fellow Dr Sarah Rogers is a Chief Investigator on a successful ARC Discovery Project commencing in 2017. With colleagues from the School of Geography, China and the US, Sarah will be studying the socio-political and hydrological consequences of China's South-North Water Transfer project (南水北调工程). The 4-year Discovery Project will analyse the South-North Water Transfer's governance regime, and its effects on local and regional flows of water, money, people, pollutants, production and political authority.
You can read more about China's South-North Water Transfer Project here: http://www.nature.com/news/sustainability-transfer-project-cannot-meet-china-s-water-needs-1.18792
Almost one year ago, Beijing began to receive water channelled by the South-to-North Water Diversion (SNWD) project. The biggest inter-basin transfer scheme in the ...