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This periodic update seeks to provide you with the latest information on IELRC's research output and activities.


Law, Environment and Development Journal (LEAD-Journal)


New Publications

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Water Project


Expert Consultation

A consultation on ‘Water Rights Equity and Water Law Reforms in India' was

organised by IELRC in New Delhi on 19th April, 2008. Details of the consultation can be accessed here.



Law, Environment and Development Journal (LEAD-Journal)


Publication of the first issue of 2008. Please follow this link for the full table of contents.

Articles are now invited for the next issue of LEAD journal. The deadline for submissions for the forthcoming

issue is 31 March. Information concerning article submissions can be found at . Please send your contributions to



New Publications




P.Cullet, “Boudhik Sampda Samrakshn aur Tikau Vikas” ( New Delhi : Vani Prakashan, 2008). This book is the Hindi translation of Intellectual Property Protection and Sustainable Development about which more information can be found here.

Roopa Madhav, ‘ Privatisation' and Water Reform: nsights from Hubli-Dharwad,

43/15 Economic and Political Weekly (5 April 2008 ), p. 60.

Working Papers  

Roopa Madhav, Tirupur Water Supply and Sanitation Project – An Impediment to Sustainable Water Management? (IELRC Working Paper 2008–01, 2008).

Alix Gowlland Gualtieri, Legal Implications of Trade in ‘Real' and ‘Virtual' Water Resources (IELRC Working Paper 2008–02, 2008).

Matthias Ruetschi, Déprivatisation de l'eau – L'expérience du Canton de Genève (IELRC Working Paper 2008–03, 2008).
IELRC submitted comments/ recommendations before the Expert Advisory Group on Redress and Liability on the Indian Country Position on Redress and Liability under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety on 25th January 2008.

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