Anamika Barua 

Anamika Barua 

Professor 
Education: PhD
Economics
abarua@iitg.ac.in
+91 361 2582563
Room No: 114

Research Interests: Climate Change and Water security, Ecological Footprint, Virtual Water flows through trade,Water governance including transboundary water governance

Journal Publications


1. Mir Khursheed Alam, Shyamasree Dasgupta, Anamika Barua, N.H. Ravindranath, "Assessing Climate-relevant vulnerability of the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR): a district-level analysis", Natural Hazards, vol.27, Issue no.NA, pp.1-27, ISBN.NA [2022], https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-022-05233-x

2. Suparna Katyaini, Mimika Mukherjee, Anamika Barua, "Water–Food Nexus through the Lens of Virtual Water Flows The Case of India.", Water, vol.13, Issue no.6, pp.768 [2021]

3. Anamika Barua, Vishaka Gulati, Tapasya Changakakati, Rupam Bhaduri, Shyamasree Dasgupta, Surbhi Vyas, Alam Khursheed, Kritishnu Sanyal, Tashina Esteves, Indu K Murthy, N H Ravindranath, Jagamohan Sharma, "How Vulnerable are India’s Himalayan Region States to Climate Change?", Economic and Political Weekly, Engage, vol.57, Issue no.11 [2021], https://www.epw.in/engage/article/how-vulnerable-are-indias-himalayan-region-states.

4. Avash Pandey, Anjal Prakash, Anamika Barua, Md. Abu Syed and Santosh Nepal, "Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin: integrating hydro-social imperatives", Water Policy, vol.22, Issue no.6, pp.1082-1097 [2020]

5. Sumit Vij , Jeroen Warner & Anamika Barua, "Power in water diplomacy,", Water International, Routledge, vol.45, Issue no.4, pp.249-253, ISBN.NA [2020], https://doi.org/10.1080/02508060.2020.1778833

6. Suparana Katyaini, Anamika Barua and Rosa Duarte, "Science-Policy Interface on Water Scarcity in India: Giving ‘Visibility’to Unsustainable Virtual Water Flows (1996-2014)", Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsivier [2020], https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.124059

7. Sumit Vij, Anshika John and Anamika Barua, "Whose water? Whose profits? The role of informal water markets in groundwater depletion in peri-urban Hyderabad", Journal of Water Policy, International Water Association [2019], https://doi.org/10.2166/wp.2019.129

8. Anamika Barua, Rozemarijn ter Horst, Jenniver Sehring, Christian Bréthaut, Lena Salamé, Aaron Wolf, Barbara Janusz Pawletta, Emmanuel Manzungu and Alan Nicol, "Universities’ partnership: the role of academic institutions in water cooperation and diplomacy", International journal of water resources development, Routledge [2019], https://doi.org/10.1080/07900627.2019.1657002

9. Anamika Barua, Arundhati Deka, Vishaka Gulati, Sumit Vij, Xiawei Liao and Halla Maher Qaddumi, "Re-Interpreting Cooperation in Transboundary Waters: Bringing Experiences from the Brahmaputra Basin", Water, MDPI, vol.11, Issue no.12, pp.NA-NA, ISBN.NA [2019], https://doi.org/10.3390/w11122589

10. Anamika Barua and Sumit Vij, "Brahmaputra Riparian Countries Should Look Beyond Political Interests To Realise Rivers Potential", Engage, Economic and Political Weekly, vol.53, Issue no.2, pp.NA-NA [2018], http://www.epw.in/engage/article/world-water-day-b

11. Anamika Barua and Sumit Vij, "Treaties can be a non-starter: a multi-track and multilateral dialogue approach in Brahmaputra Basin", Journal of Water Policy, International Water Association, vol.NA, Issue no.NA, pp.NA-NA [2018], https://doi.org/10.2166/wp.2018.140

12. Anamika Barua, "Talking with the Chinese on the Brahmaputra", The Third Pole, thethirdpole.net, vol.NA, Issue no.NA, pp.NA-NA [2018], https://www.thethirdpole.net/en/2018/04/19/talking

13. Sumit Vij and Anamika Barua, "It’s all about power: the Brahmaputras’ in South Asia", Flows, IHE Delft Institute for water education, The Netherlands, vol.NA, Issue no.NA, pp.NA-NA [2018], https://flows.hypotheses.org/?s=Sumit

14. Anamika Barua, "Water Diplomacy as an approach to regional cooperation in South Asia: A case from the Brahmaputra Basin", Journal of Hydrology, Science Direct, vol.NA, Issue no.NA, pp.NA-NA [2018], https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.09.056

15. A Barua, S Vij, M Zulfiqur Rahman, "International journal of water resources development", Powering or sharing water in the Brahmaputra River basin, Routledge, vol.34, Issue no.5, pp.829-843 [2018]

16. Suparana Katyaini and Anamika Barua, "Assessment of interstate virtual water flows embedded in agriculture to mitigate water scarcity in India (1996–2014)", Water Resources research, AGU, vol.53, Issue no.8, pp.7382-7400 [2017]

17. Sumit Vij, Manoj Jatav, Anamika Barua and Madhusudhan Bhattarai, "Women in MGNREGS in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh", Economic and Political Weekly, vol.LII, Issue no.32, pp.67-73 [2017]

18. Anamika Barua, Sumit Vij and Mirza Zulfiqur Rahman, "Powering or sharing water in the Brahmaputra River basin", International Journal of Water Resources Development, Routledge, vol.-, Issue no.-, pp.--- [2017]

19. Suparana Katyaini and Anamika Barua, "Water Policy at science-policy interface – challenges and opportunities in India”", Journal of Water Policy, IWA, vol.18, Issue no.2, pp.288-303 [2016]

20. Anamika Barua, "Dialogue and Water Cooperation in the Brahmaputra River Basin", IPP Review, ISSN: 2424984X, vol.NA, Issue no.NA, pp.NA-NA [2016], http://ippreview.com/index.php/Blog/single/id/243.

21. Anamika Barua and Bandana Khatanair, "Strong or weak sustainability: a study of the Asia-Pacific region", Asia Pacific Development Journal, United Nations ESCAP, vol.22, Issue no.1, pp.1-32 [2015]

22. Anamika Barua, Suparana Katyaini, Bhupen Mili and Pernille Gooch, "Climate Change and Poverty-building resilience of rural mountain communities in South Sikkim, Eastern Himalaya, India", Regional Environmental Change, Springer, vol.14, Issue no.1, pp.267-280 [2014]

23. Anamika Barua, Suparana Katyaini and Bhupen Mili , "International Journal of Green Economics", Understanding the multifaceted attributes to rural poverty while assessing the water –poverty-climate change linkage in the Indian Eastern Himalaya, Inderscience, vol.6, Issue no.1, pp.73-94 [2012]

24. Anamika Barua and Klaus Hubacek , "International Journal of Global Environmental Issues", An empirical analysis of Environmental Kuznets curve for water pollution in India, Inderscience, vol.9, Issue no.2, pp.NA-NA [2009]

25. Anamika Barua and Klaus Hubacek , "International Journal of Ecological Economics & Statistics ", Water pollution and economic growth in India: An Environmental Kuznets Curve Analysis on the watershed and state level, CESER, vol.10, Issue no.8, pp.NA-NA [2008]

26. Klaus Hubacek, Dabo Guan and Anamika Barua, "Future", Changing lifestyles and consumption patterns in developing countries: A scenario analysis for China and India, Elsevier, vol.39, Issue no.9, pp.1084-1096 [2007]

Book Chapter


1. Arundhati Deka, Vishaka Gulati, Anamika Barua, "Water Governance and Management in India" , Transboundary Water Sharing Issues in International and National Perspective , Springer , vol.1 , pp.99-114, [2019]

2. Vishaka Gulati,Arundhuti Deka,Safa Fanain,Sumit Vij and Anamika Barua, "China and Transboundary Water Politics In Asia" , Building Bridges through dialogue for the Brahmaputra River Basin , Routledge , vol.NA , pp.NA-NA, [2018] https://doi.org/10.1080/07900627.2017.1403892

3. Kitriphar Tongper and Anamika Barua , "Water Resources: An Integrated Approach" , Water Conflict, Law and Governance , Routledge , vol.NA , pp.NA-NA, [2013]

Books


1. Anamika Barua, Vishal Narain and Sumit Vij, "CRC press ", Climate Change Governance and Adaptation : case studies from South Asia , Taylor and Francis group , vol.NA, Issue no.NA, pp.NA-NA [2018], https://www.crcpress.com/Climate-Change-Governance

1

Open Water Lab Diplomacy
Funding Agency : DUPC, IHE Delft, The Netherlands
Principal Investigator: Anamika Barua
Co-investigator: Dr. Emanuele Fantini
Duration/Starting Year: 2020-03-03 to 2021-12-29
Status: Ongoing

2

Science communication in the Brahmaputra
Funding Agency : IHE Delft, The Netherlands
Principal Investigator: Anamika Barua
Co-investigator: Dr. Emanuele Fantini
Duration/Starting Year: 2020-05-05 to 2021-12-30
Status: Ongoing

3

Support for Transboundary hydro diplomacy course
Funding Agency : The Asia Foundation
Principal Investigator: Anamika Barua
Co-investigator:
Duration/Starting Year: 2021-09-09 to 2022-08-31
Status: Ongoing

4

Examining nature-society relations through urban infrastructure (Project-NATURE)
Funding Agency : KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Principal Investigator: Anamika Barua
Co-investigator: Dr. Timos Karpouzoglou
Duration/Starting Year: 2021-06-01 to 2022-05-22
Status: Ongoing

5

Support for Economic Analysis of the Assam Integrated River Basin Planning and Management Project
Funding Agency : The World Bank
Principal Investigator: Anamika Barua
Co-investigator:
Duration/Starting Year: 2022-03-15 to 2023-01-01
Status: Ongoing

6

Brahmaputra Dialogue Phase II
Funding Agency : The World Bank
Principal Investigator: Anamika Barua
Co-investigator:
Duration/Starting Year: 01-10-2016 to 15-12-2017
Status: Completed

7

Climate Change Vulnerability mapping in the Indian Himalayan States
Funding Agency : Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC)
Principal Investigator: Anamika Barua
Co-investigator: Dr. Shayamasree Dasgupta, IIT Mandi
Duration/Starting Year: 17-01-2018 to 30-07-2019
Status: Completed

8

Water and livelihood – assessing climate vulnerability and potential adaptive strategies for eastern himalayan region of India
Funding Agency : Swedish Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
Principal Investigator: Anamika Barua
Co-investigator: Dr. Pernille Gooch, University of Lund, Sweden
Duration/Starting Year: 12-09-2011 to 30-07-2014
Status: Completed

9

Ecosystems for Life
Funding Agency : International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Principal Investigator: Anamika Barua
Co-investigator:
Duration/Starting Year: 02-02-2010 to 08-09-2010
Status: Completed

10

Linnaeus Palme International Exchange Programme (Planning grant)
Funding Agency : SASNET – Swedish South Asian Studies Network
Principal Investigator: Anamika Barua
Co-investigator: Dr. Pernille Gooch, University of Lund, Sweden
Duration/Starting Year: 2013-00-00 to 2014-00-00
Status: Completed

11

Brahmaputra Dialogue Phase III
Funding Agency : The World Bank
Principal Investigator: Anamika Barua
Co-investigator:
Duration/Starting Year: 22-06-2018 to 30-04-2020
Status: Completed

12

Climate change and Manipur: Input to State Action Plan on Climate Change
Funding Agency : Govt. of Manipur
Principal Investigator: Anamika Barua
Co-investigator:
Duration/Starting Year: 27-02-2019 to 30-11-2019
Status: Completed

13

Climate Vulnerability Profiles for India: State and District Level
Funding Agency : DST and SDC
Principal Investigator: Anamika Barua
Co-investigator: Shyamashree Dasgupta
Duration/Starting Year: 2019-03-15 to 2021-03-30
Status: Completed

Sl.No Name Thesis Title PhD Status
1 Mirza Zulfiqur Rahman Waters of conflict or waters of cooperation?: Geopolitics of Sino-Indian transboundary water management in the Yarlung Tsangpo and the Brahmaputra Completed
2 Rachna Yadav Entropy and the development process Completed
3 Bhupen Mili A huma development approace to vulnerability assessment: A study based on East Sikkim Completed
4 Suparana Katyaini Science-policy interface to mitigate water scarcity in India: an assessment of virtual water flows Completed
5 Bandana Khataniar An empirical analysis of environmental consequences of economic growth in Asia Completed
6 Mimika Mukherjee SOAS
7 Tanushree Baruah Brahmaputra River Basin Cooperation Through Benefit Sharing: A Game Theoretic Approach APR1
8 Govind Katiyar Course Work
9 Shankar Ghosh Climate Resilient Infrastructure for the city of Guwahati APR1
Sl.No Name Year Dissertation Title
1 Mimika Mukherjee 2020
2 Merlyn Maria Anthony 2019 Climate Vulnerability assessment for the state of Manipur: A District Level Analysis
3 Debayan hazra 2019 Efficiency of water Pricing-a case study of guwahati city
4 Abhinav Sharma 2018 Benefit Sharing of Trans-Boundary Water Resources: Case Study Analysis of Senegal and Mekong River Basin
5 Bidyut Bikash Changmai 2018 Water diplomacy as a tool for transboundary cooperation: The Brahmaputra Basin
6 Lopamudra Boruah 2018 Brahmaputra River Basin: Understanding the Role of Institutions
7 Khurshid Alam Ahmad 2014 Corporate social responsibility: A case study of CSR implementation in Numaligarh Refinery Limited, Assam
8 Parishmita Saikia 2014 Socio-economic conditions of tea labourers of Assam: A case study from Jorhat
9 Bankerlang Kharmylliem 2013 The Sustainable City-A Case Study of Domestic Water in Shillong
10 Navin Kumar 2013 Evolution of the concept & classification of vulnerability in Climate Change research
11 Tanmoy Das 2013 Resilience to Climate Change-Role of Rural Non Farm Sector (A case study of Pamphok Rural Village, Sikkim)
12 Abhishek Mazumdar 2012 A Case study of Tata?s CSR Implementation through Golden Eavers? Project in South Kamrup, Assam
13 Anjan Chamua 2012 Climate Change and Tourism: A case study in Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India
14 Nilutpal Kashyap 2012 A study on Park-People Relationship of Manas National Park in Assam, India
15 Rintu Chandra Boro 2012 Pricing of Urban Water Supply-A Literature Review
16 Bhupen Mili 2011 Impact of Climate Change on Livelihood-A Case Study in Majuli, Jorhat, Assam
17 Manzil Gogoi 2011 Trend Analysis of Climate Change Parameters-A Case Study of North East India (Assam, Meghalaya and Sikkim)
18 Pronoy Rai 2011 Access to Drinking Water in Urban India- A Case Study of Guwahati City

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Sl.No Name Year
Sl.No Program Name Email Year Thesis/Project Title Affiliation
1 PhD Rupam Bhaduri rupam.bhaduri Climate Change in Brahmaputra Basin and Hydropower Decision Making Centre for Environment. IIT Guwahati

Awards and Achievements


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Patents


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Sl.No Name of Faculty and co-researcher Title Application No Date of Award Year Status

Organised


Title: The World Bank

Name of Conference: The Brahmaputra River Symposium

Sep 25, 2017 - Sep 26, 2017 No.of Partcipants: Conve International

Attended


Title: Transboundary cooperation in Brahmaputra River Basin: where do we stand?

Name of Invited Lecture: Water and Peace Seminar

UNECO IHE , The Hague Jan 18, 2018 - Jan 18, 2019 International
Title: Transboundary cooperation and water diplomacy

Name of Invited Lecture: World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

University of Geneva, Davos, Switzerland Jan 24, 2018 - Jan 25, 2018 International
Title: Asia’s Demand on Nature: Approaching Critical Limits

Name of Invited Lecture: Mainstreaming ecosystem services into countrys sectoral and macroeconomic policies and programmes

UNEP, Geneva Feb 23, 2016 - Feb 24, 2016 International
Title: Tranboundary Water Cooperation in Brahmaputra River Basin

Name of Invited Lecture: International River Symposium

IRS, New Delhi Sep 12, 2016 - Sep 6, 2016 International
Title: Transnational Policy Dialogue on Improved Water Governance of Yarlong Zangpo – Brahmaputra – Jam

Name of Invited Lecture: South Asia : Water Diplomacy, Security and Justice

Planetary Security Conference, The Netherlands Jun 20, 2016 - Jun 21, 2016 International

Organised


Title: SDC

Name of Workshop: National Workshop on climate change vulnerability assessment using a common framework

Mar 14, 2019 - Mar 15, 2019 No.of Partcipants: 100 National
Title: The World Bank

Name of Workshop: CSO meet for the Brahmaputra River Basin

Nov 26, 2018 - Nov 26, 2018 No.of Partcipants: 20 International
Title: SDC

Name of Workshop: Methodology Workshop on Climate Change vulnerability assessment for states of IHR

Sep 10, 2018 - Sep 14, 2018 No.of Partcipants: 100 National
Title: The World Bank

Name of Workshop: Consultation cum Inception Meeting

May 18, 2018 - May 18, 2018 No.of Partcipants: 24 National
Title: SDC

Name of Workshop: Need Assessment Workshop on Climate Change vulnerability assessment for states of IHR

Mar 12, 2018 - Mar 16, 2018 No.of Partcipants: 30 National