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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Asia's 48 countries have an estimated 1.757 billion urban population and 2.4 billion people in rural areas (or approximately 60 per cent of the global population). Divided into central, eastern, southern, south-eastern and western regions, the continent is also extremely heterogeneous in terms of water quality conditions. The policies and management... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
There is no question that water pricing and public-private partnership can improve water management practices in the future. However, this concept is neither the cure-all many proponents argue, nor the disaster its opponents forecast. Providing a comprehensive and objective assessment of what does and does not work, where, why and under what circumstances,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 209.00
As the first pioneering study to assess the impact of megaconferences on water policies and projects at global, regional and national levels, this volume finds that their impact is at best marginal in a number of areas, including environmental conservation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
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$ 54.95
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 Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 209.00
It is being increasingly realised that water is likely to be one of the most critical resource issues for the first half of the twenty-first century. Accelerating demand for water for various uses and user groups and ineffective measures to address - ter quality decline from point and non-point sources of pollution, have made water management more... 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 Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 209.00
This is the first book to authoritatively assess how water management will be shaped by 2020 due to forces within and outside the water sector. It offers a pragmatic assessment arrived at by experts from different parts of the world and different fields. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95
If water resources are to be distributed efficiently, equitably and cost-effectively in this rapidly changing world, then it is clear that current water management practices are no longer feasible. Innovative approaches are required to meet the increasing water demands of a growing world population and economy and the needs of the ecosystems supporting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
Singapore┤s journey during the past 45 years is an outstanding example that, in spite ofámultiple hardships, pragmatic policies, clear visions, long-term planning, forward-looking strategies and political will, as well as a relentless urge to improve, can result inástrong foundations for sustainable development.á This book describesáthe journey... more...