Author: margreet

Gendered occupations in the water sector

This blog is a collaboration between Cecilia Alda Vida, Maria Rusca, Margreet Zwarteveen, Klaas Schwartz and Nicky Pouw to introduce their publication Occupational genders and gendered occupations: the case of water provisioning in Maputo, Mozambique. Gender, Place & Culture, 1-17, 2017. Madalena lives in Magoanine, a periurban neighbourhood of Maputo, the…

Thirsty mangos and thrifty farmers: dialogues between the Water Footprint and Peruvian smallholder farmers

This post has been written by Carolina Dominguez-Guzman, Andres Verzijl and Margreet Zwarteveen For the full article, see: Dominguez-Guzman, C., A. Verzijl and M. Zwarteveen. 2017. Water Footprints and ‘Pozas’: Conversations about Practices and Knowledges of Water Efficiency. Water (9):16. “Eat me. I’m sweet.” The delicious-looking mango that sits on the shelves of…