Beyond hydropower: towards an integrated solution for water, energy and food security in South Asia

  title={Beyond hydropower: towards an integrated solution for water, energy and food security in South Asia},
  author={Golam Rasul and Nilhari Neupane and Abid Hussain and Binaya Pasakhala},
  journal={International Journal of Water Resources Development},
  pages={466 - 490}
ABSTRACT South Asia is energy-poor, water-stressed, and food-deficient, and these problems are expected to intensify with high population growth, rapid economic growth and industrialization, urbanization, and changing climate. Although the water, energy, and food security challenges are interconnected, they are dealt with in isolation, which fails to address the challenge of trade-offs and exacerbates the problems. The increased resource scarcity underlines the need for integrated solutions… 
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