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- Springer 2009; US$ 139.00
Since the late 1990s, megaconferences in the water-related sectors have become regular occurrences. One in Mexico City, in March 2006, is estimated to have cost a total of $205 million, and had over 19,000 participants. This study assesses the impacts of such megaconferences, programs and projects at global, regional and national levels. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Asian countries are not homogenous. They are in different stages of social and economic development, with cultural conditions and institutional and legal frameworks varying from one country to another. Therefore, how water can be successfully managed differs from one country to another. The book provides authoritative analyses of how water is being... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Old forms of governance in both public and private sectors are becoming increasingly irrelevant because of rapidly changing conditions. Because of these changes, both governance processes and the scope of the institutions through which power is exercised throughout society may have to undergo a radical break with the past and prevailing models of... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 159.00
This study is a major first attempt to address the many issues associated with the institutional innovation in water resource management comprehensively and in depth. It is a global survey and assessment of the structure, evolution, and performance of water institutions in regional, national, and international settings. It includes: an analysis and... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2008; US$ 46.00
Access to safe drinking water and proper sanitation is essential for human survival and for maintenance of a decent quality of life. Currently, more than a billion people do not have access to safe drinking water and more than 2 billion people lack proper sanitation. In 1992, the United Nations proclaimed that water should be considered to be a human... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 209.00
Transboundary rivers and lakes are often the remaining sources of water that can be developed for human uses. This book analyses the magnitudes of the transboundary water problems in different parts of the world, difficulties and constraints faced to resolve these problems, and successes and shortcomings to manage them. more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 139.00
Water is intertwined in the daily life of humans in countless ways. As water affects human lives, the mankind also effects the hydrological cycle. Water is largely a political good since a bulk of the mankind lives in river basins shared by two or more nations. This title approaches these complexities in depth. more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 139.00
One of the most controversial issues of the water sector in recent years has been the impacts of large dams. Proponents have claimed that such structures are essential to meet the increasing water demands of the world and that their overall societal benefits far outweight the costs. In contrast, the opponents claim that social and environmental costs... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Singapore´s journey during the past 45 years is an outstanding example that, in spite of multiple hardships, pragmatic policies, clear visions, long-term planning, forward-looking strategies and political will, as well as a relentless urge to improve, can result in strong foundations for sustainable development. This book describes the journey... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.99
NestlĂ©â??s Moga factory was set up in 1961 and comprises of the primary milk collection area for NestlĂ©â??s operations. Since its inception in Moga, NestlĂ© has been working with its milk farmers and ancillary suppliers towards improving quality and productivity. The study presented in this book (carried out by the Third World Centre for Water Management,... more...