• Traditional leadership versus role-vested leadership in Pacific communities

    In an interview, Peter Sharry, director of Axiom Water Technologies, speaks about how in the Pacific, he finds that often traditional leadership roles carry more weight in the community than leadership vested by government. This article looks more closely at the role of the traditional leaders in managing water supplies. This issue is not unique to […]

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  • The ‘radical centre’ and how it applies to water management

    In an interview, Peter Sharry spoke about radical centrism and how he finds this idea is valuable for his work. This article looks more closely at what radical centrism is, according to Noel Pearson, a First Nations lawyer, academic, and land rights activist. It explores how it might be applied within the context of water management. […]

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  • Best practices for cost recovery in implementing water management frameworks in interntional development

    In an interview with Peter Sharry, he spoke about community ownership of water management infrastructure and associated cost-recovery options. This article explores the best practices guiding this approach in closer detail. While full cost recovery is desirable to promote the sustainability of water management frameworks, realistically, water users in developing countries may only have the […]

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  • Community assets versus private assets for water management: taking a combined approach

    In an interview, Peter Sharry discussed the tensions and opportunities that surround private and community assets for water management. This article explores the famous tragedy of the commons and looks at multiple perspectives related to where water assets could and should be held within a community. ‘If it’s everyone’s, it’s no one’s.’,Peter Sharry, Axiom Water […]

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  • Rural community water development in the Pacific

    In an interview with Peter Sharry, director of Axiom Water Technologies, he discussed how addressing water challenges in rural communities required patience and listening. This was particularly so in the communities he works with, in the Pacific. Water resource management initiatives that do not listen to local people needs can often be subject to the tragedy […]

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  • Talking about the future

    Listen to Zenia Tata’s insightful interview on the importance of funding innovation for the benefits of humanity.

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  • The XPRIZE Institute

    Listen to Zenia Tata’s insightful interview on the importance of funding innovation for the benefits of humanity.

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  • Link between energy and water

    Listen to Zenia Tata’s insightful interview on the importance of funding innovation for the benefits of humanity.

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  • Passion for work

    Listen to Zenia Tata’s insightful interview on the importance of funding innovation for the benefits of humanity.

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  • Perception

    Listen to Zenia Tata’s insightful interview on the importance of funding innovation for the benefits of humanity.

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