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Audrey Richard-Ferroudji

Audrey Richard-Ferroudji
Independent

PhD

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The use of groundwater is increasing worldwide, particularly in agriculture. This leads to pumping races (from which the poorest farmers are often excluded), environmental disasters and the degradation of groundwater quality. Based on discussions 25 between scientists and operational experts in two workshops held in 2018 and 2020, this paper, after...
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Expatriates vis-à-vis their domestic workers in Pondicherry (India) This article explores the positioning of expatriate employers vis-à-vis their domestic workers. It is based on 28 semi-structured interviews and has an auto-ethnographic component. It characterizes the expatriates’ experiences in different situations: finding themselves in a domina...
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La pression exercée sur les eaux souterraines, notamment par l’agriculture, s’accroît dans toutes les régions du monde. Des courses au pompage s’engagent dont les agriculteurs les plus pauvres sont rapidement exclus. Ce papier présente les solutions proposées notamment par les pouvoirs publics pour encadrer l’accès et l’usage de ces ressources afin...
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It is only recently that research on Indian groundwater has considered a perspective in terms of commons. ATCHA, an interdisciplinary project that includes among others hydrology, crop modelling and remote sensing analysis, includes such a lens in its study of the Berambadi watershed, Karnataka, India. Participant observation, semi-structured inter...
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Groundwater specialists strive to make groundwater issues visible. They face a dual challenge: first to develop knowledge on groundwater and secondly to share this knowledge with other stakeholders who should be included in knowledge development, groundwater management and protection policy. Questioning communication is all the more interesting as...
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There has been a huge development in the use of groundwater in India over the last fifty year. This development has had numerous environmental consequences, pointing up the vulnerability of the users drying up of resource and deterioration in the quality of water. This text analyses the wording and picturing of groundwater, a resource almost out of...
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In the Indian water policy, Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) is considered as one of the best supply side water management options to face groundwater depletion. It is expected to optimize the resource as well as attain environmental sustainability and meet water demands and social justice. It is also expected to be implemented with a paradigmatic sh...
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Cet article vise à mieux comprendre qui sont les « élus de l’eau », entendus comme les élus (locaux) exerçant des responsabilités en matière de cours d’eau et de milieux aquatiques. Leur investissement dans ce domaine peut-il s’expliquer par une compétence ou un intérêt particulier ? L’eau est-elle au contraire un secteur comme les autres, où les t...
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Ce texte s’interesse a la mise en mots et en image des eaux souterraines, cachees de la vue, par un instrument specifique, The Hindu. Ce journal indien de fort tirage participe a la mise en visibilite de ces ressources. Cependant, nous y avons identifie quatre manieres de qualifier et de valoriser les eaux souterraines en lien avec des modalites de...
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Agriculture in India is highly concerned by adaptation issues as climate change is projected to have significant impacts on cultural conditions and in consequence on food security. There is a call for local measures to adapt to climate change and participation of local actors. In this context, we used a foresight study framework to discuss with far...
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In the field of water, in France, envisionning future has long been the exclusive duty of state strategists and water managers. Yet since 2006, the French law for local and participatory water planning has hold that “trends and scenarios” should be collectively built and made explicit before choosing a strategy. This article draws lessons learned f...
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Alors que la question des migrations est devenue centrale dans le débat public français et européen, cet article propose de retourner la focale en se penchant sur les migrations des Français à l’étranger, à travers le cas de la population française de Pondichéry, ancien comptoir du sud de l’Inde. L’objectif est de caractériser cette population dive...
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Résumé : Ce chapitre questionne les formes possibles de relocalisation (Giddens, 1994) des politiques publiques de gestion des risques par la mise en perspective d’études de cas relatives au risque d’inondation dans le Sud Est de la France. L’analyse se concentre sur l’accueil d’une même directive dans deux quartiers proches géographiquement et so...
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Abstract : This paper questions the possible forms of public policies for risk management relocation (Giddens, 1994) by putting in perspective case studies on the risk of flooding in the South East of France. The analysis focuses on the reception of a directive in two neighborhoods close geographically and subject to the same legal framework and t...
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O artigo centra-se no estudo da interação e da troca de conhecimento entre cientistas e stakeholders na investigação para adaptação às alterações climáticas. Baseia-se numa investigação realizada no contexto de um programa Europeu denominado Circle Era-Net delineado para impulsionar a ligação entre cientistas e stakeholders, através de uma rede de...
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In the past decades, groundwater over-exploitation has increased the vulnerability of users, social inequalities and environmental degradation. In this context, the DIALAQ project aimed to experiment and disseminate a participatory approach intended to strengthen stakeholders' capacity to implement more sustainable agricultural and groundwater mana...
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The paper focuses on the interaction, and specifically knowledge exchange that takes place between scientists and stakeholders in research for adaptation to climate change. The study took place in the context of a European program called Circle/Era-Net that aimed to boost the linkage between scientists and stakeholders in transnational European res...
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The paper focuses on the interaction, and specifically knowledge exchange that takes place between scientists and stakeholders in research for adaptation to climate change. The study took place in the context of a European program called Circle/Era-Net that aimed to boost the linkage between scientists and stakeholders in transnational European res...
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The paper focuses on the interaction, and specifically knowledge exchange that takes place between scientists and stakeholders in research for adaptation to climate change. The study took place in the context of a European program called Circle/Era-Net that aimed to boost the linkage between scientists and stakeholders in transnational European res...
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Agriculture in India is highly concerned by adaptation issues as climate change is projected to have significant impacts on cultural conditions and in consequence on food security. There is a call for local measures to adapt to climate change and participation of local actors. In this context, we used a foresight study framework to discuss with far...
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This working paper presents the proceedings of an international workshop on water policies, held on January 2016 in (Delhi) and brought together 25 participants. It was supported by a number of partners (Centre for Policy Research, Centre de Sciences Humaines, Institut Français of Pondicherry, UMI i-GLOBES CNRS/University of Arizona, ANR ENGIND, AN...
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Comment l’environnement est-il aujourd'hui pris en compte dans le travail ? Quels sont les effets de la montée en puissance des préoccupations en faveur de l’environnement sur les activités professionnelles ? Comment l’exercice d’une activité met-il à l’épreuve les pratiques environnementalistes ? Cet ouvrage travaille ces questions en s’appuyant s...
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This paper documents changes in the field of water management in France, through the analyses of the activities of water professionals. Hydro-territory professionals work for local authorities in charge of water management at the watershed scale. Their functions appear to be fuzzy. Yet, this paper assumes that this fuzziness is a crucial feature as...
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L’expression « vivre avec » apparait de maniere recurrente aujourd’hui dans le domaine des inondations. Quelle politique fonde-t-elle ? Comment se traduit-elle dans l’action publique ? A partir du cas de la basse vallee de l’Orb (Herault, France) et plus particulierement du quartier du Faubourg a Beziers, cet article discute de la forme que peut pr...
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There is an increasing call for local measures to adapt to climate change, based on foresight analyses in collaboration with actors. However, such analyses involve many challenges, particularly because the actors concerned may not consider climate change to be an urgent concern. This paper examines the methodological choices made by three research...
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Concerted and participative management has emerged in recent years in the French water policy to respond to the current projections of climate change, and an increasing demand for water in response to population growth. Therefore water management needs to move towards more sustainable practices. In France decentralization caused legislative changes...
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Sous quelles conditions des personnes peuvent-elles s’engager dans l’exploration de nouvelles solutions, accueillir l’altérité ou laisser advenir la nouveauté ? Ce texte contribue à l’évaluation de dispositifs participatifs sous l’angle des effets qu’ils produisent en termes d’exploration et aux réflexions sur l’articulation de différents formats d...
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We discuss methodological issues related to the development of long term future agricultural water demand scenarios. We present the results of original research which combines the use of scenario workshops with quantitative crop water requirement modeling approaches. Using a Southern France case study, we describe four scenarios, debated with farme...
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In the environmental field, water management provides examples of the move towards participative democracy. Indeed, French water policy promotes participative river basin management settings. Such settings place different forms of knowledge in contact with each other, and raise the issue of assembling this plurality within the decision-making proce...
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En France la politique de l'eau exige une participation des usagers à sa gestion et une concertation entre les différentes personnes concernées. Les critiques adressées aux dispositifs mis en oeuvre pour remplir ces exigences montrent les limites d'une conception uniquement fondée sur le modèle délibératif et invitent à porter un regard attentif au...
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porte sur le lien historique entre service et réseau et l’effort financier à consentir pour assurer la durabilité des infrastructures hydrauliques de distribution et de collecte dans les années à venir. Ces tuyaux n’ont pas été construits de manière régulière. On a beaucoup investi après-guerre pour l’infrastructure enterrée puis après les années 7...
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Les réseaux et services s'adaptent pour servir des besoins et répondre à des compromis de justice sociale. Quand la population évolue, les compromis trouvés doivent être renégociés. les infrastructures ne doivent pas être renouvelées sans questionnement. Il faut adapter le patrimoine aux nouveaux enjeux.
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Through examples of interactions among urban and rural areas we have built the concept of urban water socio-footprint, on the basis of concepts of water and urban footprints. This urban water socio-footprint entails making explicit the socio-technical network which disseminates the impact of urban activities on water system or due to their specific...
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This paper describes how participatory foresight methodologies can be used to identify long term (2050) agricultural impacts of increasing water scarcity and drought risk aw well as adaptive strategies. It is based on a case study conducted in Mediterranean Southern France as part of two long term research projects on hydro-climatic change. The met...
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La Lentilla, rivière des Pyrénées-Orientales est la principale ressource en eau de la vallée qu'elle traverse. De régime pluvionival, son débit est fort variable et subit des étiages estivaux sévères une année sur cinq en moyenne. De ce fait, la gestion de cette ressource constitue un enjeu majeur pour les habitants de la vallée, et ce depuis plusi...
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Key actors in the implementation of river basin management processes are the basin managers. They have integrated in their duties the need to involve stakeholders in collective choices. They feel the need for training and support for dialogue and mediation. Participation has several meanings by itself and should be made explicit. We describe here t...
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Les attentes multiples de la société vis-à-vis de l'eau ont suscité de longue date des dispositifs visant à préciser ce qu'il était légitime de faire avec l'eau. Mais ces besoins et les usages évoluent, suscitant des réticences de ceux qui se sentent affectés ou lésés par ces changements. Les conflits reflètent alors une mise à l'épreuve des dispos...
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This dissertation deals with devices which are used for the local and participative management of water. These devices include institutional tools such as SAGE (Water Management Plans) and river contracts. Several surveys were conducted on three different river catchments - Gardons, Lentilla and Orb - using complementary methods and especially an e...
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La thèse porte sur des dispositifs de gestion locale et participative de l'eau. Ces dispositifs incluent un ensemble d'éléments, parmi lesquels des outils institutionnels (Contrats de rivière, SAGE etc.), des personnes, tels les animateurs de bassin versants et des artefacts. Des enquêtes ont été conduites sur trois bassins : les Gardons, la Lentil...
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La thèse porte sur des dispositifs de gestion locale et participative de l'eau. Ces dispositifs incluent un ensemble d'éléments, parmi lesquels des outils institutionnels (Contrats de rivière, SAGE etc.), des personnes, tels les animateurs de bassin versants et des artefacts. Des enquêtes ont été conduites sur trois bassins : les Gardons, la Lentil...
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En France, avec la mise en ½uvre des exigences politiques de gestion locale et concertée de l'eau ont émergé de nouvelles fonctions comme celle d'animateur de SAGE (Schéma d'Aménagement et de Gestion de l'Eau), de contrat de rivière ou directeur de collectivité territoriale de bassin versant . Les personnes qui occupent ces postes ont pour mission...