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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 39.95 US$ 27.96
Solving the world's water problems is proving to be one of the greatest investment opportunities of our time. Already, world water supplies are inadequate to meet demand, and the problem is going to get much worse in the years ahead. The World Bank estimates that 1.1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water and about 50 percent of the world's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
This book aims to show that economics in general and non-market valuation methods in particular, together with participatory and engineering tools, can facilitate the design and implementation of the different European policies in relation to mitigation of water stress. The results presented in this book derive from AquaStress, an EU funded integrated... more...
- SAGE India 2009; US$ 29.95
This book is an articulation of the much needed paradigm shift in the knowledge base for water systems management. It discusses the ecological and socio-economic dimensions of water, inclusion of which in sustainable and integrated water systems management has become essential the world over. It is path-breaking in terms of its conceptualisation since... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
Presents a review of the development of US water resource policy analysis and practice that offers perspectives from several disciplines: law, economics, engineering, ecology and political science. This book explores the evolution of water related analytical capabilities and institutions. more...
- World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 34.99
Approaches to Private Participation in Water Services is an informative toolkit that provides options for the design of policies to facilitate the delivery of good quality water and sanitation services to the poor. It highlights the need for tariffs, investment, stakeholder consultation, and regulatory policies to address the affordability and sustainability... more...