About Shilpi Srivastava


Shilpi Srivastava is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies. She is trained as a political scientist and she completed her PhD in Development Studies (Sussex) in 2015. Her doctoral research focused on the politics and practice of water regulation reform in India. In her research, she uses the lens of water to understand issues of power and patterns of authority to explore spaces of justice, rights and accountability. Besides research on water policy and environmental politics, she is also increasingly interested in cross cutting research in the areas of health and nutrition, especially related to intersectoral policy processes. Shilpi’s current research focuses on issues of climate change, state and water politics, and intersectoral policy processes.

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Unpacking uncertainty in times of climate change

By Shilpi Srivastava, Hans Nicolai Adam and Lyla Mehta Climate change undoubtedly is one of the most significant development challenges of our times. Research over the last few decades has…