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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 2016; US$ 160.00
Water data and information are essential to support efforts to understand, manage, allocate, utilize and protect water resources. The linkages between Water Information Systems and needs of decision makers are complex, but can be encapsulated in a Driving Force (Policy Needs) ? Monitoring ? Data Management ? Reporting framework. The rapid development... 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$ 199.00
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$ 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...
- 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...
- Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 99.00
This book pursues a comprehensive approach so as to arrive at a better understanding of the implications of climate change on sustainable development, focusing on the perspective of water. Climate change is one of today?s most pressing global issues and will become increasingly important in the decades to come, as societies will feel its pervasive... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 199.00
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 2008; US$ 249.00
Water?s role in the nature is very fundamental. As it circulates in the atmosphere, in the rivers, lakes, soil, rock, and in the oceans, it is the major conveyer of va- ous chemical substances and of energy, and it can also be called as the blood of the ecosystems of this planet. But at the same time water is interwoven in the va- ous functions of... more...