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  • The Costs of Managing Fisheriesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 67.00

    Improving the management of fisheries continues to be an important priority for governments. However, governments have increasingly recognised that fisheries management is not an inexpensive activity. In an era of declining budgets, governments are seeking more efficient and cost-effective means of delivering fisheries services. more...

  • Water, Power and Citizenshipby Dr José Esteban Castro

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 145.00

    Water, Power and Citizenship investigates the interrelationship between water politics and institutions and the development of citizenship rights from a historical-sociological perspective. The evolution of water's manifold social character and values, as a source of power, as a public good, as a commodity, or as a universal right is examined in... more...

  • La gestion de leau selon lIslamby Naser I. Faruqui; Asit K. Biswas; Murad J. Bino

    International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 30.00

    Au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord, l?eau devient l?enjeu crucial du développement. La région est caractérisée par l'un des taux moyens de croissance démographique les plus élevés du monde et par des ressources en eau peu abondantes. Dans cette région et dans d?autres, les responsables des politiques ont souvent proposé, voire tenté de mettre en... more...

  • L'eauby David B. Brooks

    International Development Research Centre 2002; US$ 15.00

    Aujourd'hui, l'accès à l'eau potable fait défaut à plus d'un milliard de personnes. Au cours des 25 prochaines années, le tiers de la population mondiale fera face à une grave pénurie d'eau. De toute évidence, les inégalités quant à la disponibilité et à l'approvisionnement d'eau douce sont une question de vie ou de mort, et constituent, en matière... more...

  • Waterby David B. Brooks

    International Development Research Centre 2002; US$ 20.00

    Today, more than 1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water. Within the next 25 years, fully one-third of the world?s population will experience severe water scarcity. It is clear that disparities in the availability and supply of fresh water are truly a matter of life and death, and constitute one of the great governance imperatives of our... more...

  • Scarcity, Entitlements and the Economics of Water in Developing Countriesby P.B. Anand

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Argues that if water supply and sanitation were mainly problems of technology or financial resources, they would have been resolved long ago. This book ascertains that there are many other factors affecting our ability to intervene and improve the effectiveness of policies. It also examines the availability and use of water resources. more...

  • Innovationen für eine nachhaltige Wasserwirtschaftby Harald Tauchmann; Joachim Hafkesbrink; Peter Nisipeanu; Markus Thomzik; Arno Bäumer; Ansgar Brauer; Hartmut Clausen; Dominique Drouet; Dirk Engel; Karsten Körkemeyer; Michael Rothgang; Markus Schroll

    Physica-Verlag HD 2006; US$ 99.00

    Die Aktivierung von Innovationspotenzialen zum nachhaltigen Wirtschaften kann einen entscheidenden Schlüssel zur Lösung von Nachhaltigkeitsproblemen in ökonomischer, ökologischer sowie sozialer Hinsicht darstellen. Von zentraler Bedeutung ist es daher, innovationsfördernde Rahmenbedingungen zu identifizieren und damit die Voraussetzungen zur Aktivierung... more...

  • Integrated Water Resources Management and Security in the Middle Eastby Clive Lipchin; Eric Pallant; Danielle Saranga

    Springer 2007; US$ 109.00

    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...

  • Governance of Waterby Vishwa Ballabh

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 69.95

    An oft-quoted, modern adage is that the next major global conflict will be over. water. In many areas of the world the present is already marked by an uneasy competition. among different water users and use sectors, often leading to conflicts. India. particularly stands on the brink of an uncertain future, its ever-growing population. putting pressure... more...

  • Water Firstby Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt; Robert J Wasson

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 49.95

    This book outlines the contemporary issues and challenges that confront both the. nations and the communities of the South Asian region, particularly India, where. control over water has always been a symbol of social and political power. It. explores the adequacy of the competing and/or complementary explanations for these. daunting challenges of... more...