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  • A Framework for Financing Water Resources Managementby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    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 lion’s share of financial resources for water management. The report provides a framework for policy discussions around... more...

  • Water, Democracy and Neoliberalism in Indiaby Vicky Walters

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Since the early 1990s, the achievement of ?good governance? has been a dominant discourse in the pursuit of social and economic development. This book presents a critical challenge to the contemporary development paradigm of good governance. more...

  • Denkbar, machbar, wunschenswertby ; Karl Wilhelm ddeker

    Wiley 2013; US$ 21.95

    Vom Denken der Technik oder wie Technik und Kultur die Welt verändern Wie eng Geistes- und Naturwissenschaften zusammenhängen, zeigt Karl Wilhelm Böddeker. In seiner geschichtlichen Betrachtung fokussiert sich Böddeker nicht auf allseits bekannte Beispiele wie die industrielle Revolution, sondern widmet sich vor allem auch brennenden... more...

  • Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuildingby Erika Weinthal; Jessica J. Troell; Mikiyasu Nakayama

    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...

  • Water Policy in Minnesotaby K. William Easter; Jim Perry

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    Minnesota has a unique role in U.S. water policy. Hydrologically, it is a state with more than 12,000 lakes, an inland sea, and the headwaters of three major river systems: the St Lawrence, the Red River of the North, and the Mississippi. Institutionally, Minnesota is also unique. All U.S. states use Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) approaches to addressing... more...

  • Rivers of Fireby Arnon Soffer; Murray Rosovsky; Nina Copaken

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 46.99

    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...

  • Wasserby Terje Tvedt; Andreas Brunstermann

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 16.75

    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...

  • Water Scarcity, Livelihoods and Food Securityby Larry W. Harrington; Myles J. Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This volume reviews the evolution of ten years? learning and discovery about water scarcity, livelihoods, and food security within the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food. It draws on the experiences of over 100 projects conducted in ten river basins in the developing world.  The book describes how the program?s design evolved from an emphasis... more...

  • Key concepts in Water Resource Managementby Jonathan Lautze

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and water governance. While the new conceptual lenses may generate insights that improve responses to the world?s water challenges, their practical... more...

  • Determing the Economic Value of Waterby Robert A. Young; John B. Loomis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.65

    Water provides benefits as a commodity for agriculture, industry, and households, and as a public good such as fisheries habitat, water quality and recreational use. To aid in cost-benefit analysis under conditions where market determined price signals are usually unavailable, economists have developed a range of alternative valuation methods for... more...