Winning entry of the WASH Media Awards 2011-2012, High Income Category.
About the author
Francesca de Châtel is Water Editor at Revolve Magazine and coordinator of Revolve’s 2012 Water Around the Mediterranean special report. Previously, she was editor-in-chief and managing editor of a leading English magazine in the Middle East: Syria Today. She is the author of Water Sheikhs and Dam Builders, Stories of People and Water in the Middle East (Transaction Publishers, 2007). She is also a free-lance writer, researcher, and journalist specializing in the Middle East and North Africa region and water/environmental issues. Her article have appeared in the Observer, the Guardian, the Times (UK), Vrij Nederland (Netherlands), and various European journals and magazines.