Water Conflict in Mexico with Raul Pacheco-Vega

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Raul Pacheco-Vega joins The Water Values Podcast Raul Pacheco-Vega joins The Water Values Podcast and discusses a wide range of issues affecting water. Our first topic was water conflict in Mexico, then we discussed the politics of global sanitation, and finally, we addressed privatization and public-private partnerships. Raul gave a great interview, and you’ll surely find his thoughts on these issues interesting and thought-provoking.

In this session, you’ll learn about:

  • Raul’s background and his work
  • How Mexican water projects can get hamstrung by politics
  • How environmental issues affect water conflict in Mexico
  • How water conflicts get resolved in Mexico
  • The politics of global sanitation
  • How one politician ran on a platform of sanitation and its significance
  • The importance of access to toilets and sanitation
  • Privatization issues in Mexico
  • Public-Private Partnerships in Mexico

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