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- OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 33.00
A lack of finance for water resources management is a primary concern for most OECD countries. This is exacerbated in the current fiscal environment of tight budgets and strong fiscal consolidation, as public funding provides the lions share of financial resources for water management. The report provides a framework for policy discussions around... more...
- United Nations University Press 2005; US$ 38.00
Clean water is essential to human survival, yet it is increasingly scarce. Despite pressures on this crucial resource, people often have little or no opportunity to participate in watershed decisions that affect them, particularly when they live along international watercourses. The United Nations has identified the rising demand for water as one of... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 52.99
In a never-ending battle to match population growth with food and energy production, the countries of the Middle East have been frenziedly developing water resources without considering their neighbors' needs. The inevitable result has been more frequent and increasingly bitter conflicts. At the same time, a halting Arab-Israeli peace process continues.... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 14.19
Die Zukunft des Wassers ist die Zukunft der Menschheit. Leben wir in einem Jahrhundert der Dürren oder der Überflutungen? Oder beides? Der Zugriff auf Wasser wird einen großen Einfluss haben auf die globalen Kräfteverhältnisse, die Umwelt und das Gleichgewicht zwischen Arm und Reich. Wasser wird über Krieg oder Frieden entscheiden und die Entwicklung... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00
Focuses on the role of policy entrepreneurs in global water management. This title explores water policy change in fifteen countries and reveals the strategies employed by entrepreneurs to facilitate improvements in policy. It is suitable for students and scholars of water resources and environmental management and governance. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95
Water Safety and Water Infrastructure Security features articles from the Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security covering topics related to contamination of drinking water, prevention, monitoring, and decontamination. Emergency response planning for drinking water and wastewater systems are also discussed. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95
Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after conflict and in preventing a return to conflict. Featuring... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The impacts of human-induced climate change are largely mediated by water, such as alterations in precipitation and glacial melt patterns, variations in river flow, increased occurrence of droughts and floods, and sea level rise in densely populated coastal areas. Such phenomena impact both urban and rural communities in developed, emerging, and developing... more...
- Anthem Press 2011; US$ 99.00
This book assesses the validity of ‘anti-politics’ critiques of development, first popularised by James Ferguson, in the peculiar context of India. It examines the extent to which it is possible to keep politics out of a highly technocratic state watershed development programme that also seeks to be participatory. more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 265.00
In the past, boundary conditions in the building of dams have changed, as technological developments have been influential on dam planning, construction, operation and maintenance processes. It is ICOLD?s mission to not only consider these developments but also adequately deal with environmental aspects and related infrastructure issues. Altered water... more...