Project

The co-contruction of knowledge and discourse in the global network of international development actors. The case of water.

Duration
01 February 2010 → 31 May 2013
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Economic development, innovation, technological change and growth
    • Applied sociology
Keywords
political ecology knowledge water scarcity
 
Project description

Applying insights from "Political Ecology" and "Science and Technology Studies" concerning socio-political processes in the production of knowledge, the research will analyse at macro level how the network of actors (such as international organisations, NGO's, companies, etc) co-construct knowledge and a discourse concerning problems with and solutions for water scarcity and unsafe drinking water in the Global South