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Sharing waters vs. sharing rivers: The 1996 Ganges Treaty (Global Water Forum)

The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna mega-basin is the second largest hydraulic region in the world, and one of the most densely populated regions.1 Within this basin, fifty-four rivers cross the border between upstream India and downstream Bangladesh.2 Only one, however, is subject to a bilateral agreement between the two countries: the Ganges River....

 

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