Alan Diduck, PhD

Involvement, governance and learning for sustainability

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh, India, April 2015
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The Mall in Manali

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Apple orchards on the walk from Manali to Goshal Village

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The Kullu Valley looking north from our fieldwork base in Goshal

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Site of the 3 MW Haripur Nallah project, which is stalled in the courts due to local opposition

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Hiking to Soyal Village for interviews on a proposed small hydro project on the Haripur Nallah

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Irrigation diversion of the Haripur Nallah near Soyal

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A gharat (watermill) in Deshal Village, traditional technology dependant on the Haripur Nallah

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Himalayan Trout Fish Farm in Haripur Village, a local business dependant on the Haripur Nallah

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Powerhouse for the 5 MW Suman Sarwari project on the Sarwari Nallah

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Site of the 1 MW Chor Nallah project near Jogini Falls, which was cancelled by the state government and is the subject of a lawsuit by the project's proponent

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View across the Beas River to Goshal from near the site of the failed Chor Nallah project

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Hiking to Kukri and Kathi Villages for interviews on a proposed small hydro project in the area

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Approaching Kukri for interviews on a proposed small hydro project in the area

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Festivities on the Mall Road Ridge in Shimla on Himachal Day

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Visiting the State Pollution Control Board in Shimla