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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Presents a tool for water management - water resource accounting - which significantly advances the economic analysis of water. Based on the UN's handbook for environmental accounting, this book describes the implementation and policy application of water accounts in three African countries, and discusses how they have been used by water managers. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 96.90
Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Integrated Water Resources Management in Transboundary Basins - An Interstate and Intersectoral Approach, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 23-28 February 2004 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 Netherlands 2007; US$ 118.43
This volume brings together diverse voices relating to the critical issue of water management in one of the world's most politically volatile areas: the Middle East. The book collects the opinions of Palestinians, Israelis, Jordanians as well as international experts on creating a holistic and comprehensive view of water management challenges and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95
This book restores water, both fresh and salt, to its central position in human endeavour, ecology and environment. Water access and the environmental and social problems of development are major issues of concern in this century. Drawing on water's many formations in debating human relationship with a major source of life and a major factor in contemporary... more...
- Elsevier Science 1989; US$ 72.95
This book contains a selection of papers presented at the Symposium and Workshop on Groundwater Economics, held in Barcelona, Spain, 19-23 October 1987. The editors' aim was to produce a publication with useful contributions, containing basic concepts, general formulations, relevant specific studies usable as reference cases, and issues of interest... more...
- SAGE India 2007; US$ 32.95
Towards Water Wisdom makes a fervent plea for an urgent and radical transformation. of our thinking on water. The author redefines the projected water crisis as one. of mismanagement rather than scarcity, and calls for a more equitable, harmonious. and sustainable management of the resource. Water-related conflicts are also discussed, including the... more...
- SAGE India 2007; US$ 49.95
This book is about the politics of water resource development and management in. India, with special reference to the Narmada river waters dispute. The author. draws on a wealth of studies on Narmada as also his own research to analyse the. controversy from the perspective of a political scientist. The author analyses three aspects of the conflict... more...