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  • Disputing the Floodplainsby Tobias Haller

    BRILL 2010; US$ 112.00

    African Floodplains in semi-arid areas are important for local livelihoods as they harbor many common-pool resources such as fisheries, pasture, wildlife, veldt products, water and land for irrigation. However, in many of these areas resources are under pressure. This book is presenting seven case studies from Mali, Cameroon, Tanzania, Zambia and Botswana... more...

  • Sustainable Management of Water Resourcesby Edward Elgar Publishing

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    This book provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary and highly accessible introduction to water resource management, covering topics such as: the ecology of surface waters international regulations and economics stakeholder participation in management tools and methods for decision making integrated modelling decision making and water policies stakeholder... more...

  • Water Politics in the Middle Eastby Dr Mostafa Dolatyar; Tim S. Gray

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 175.00

    Most studies of water scarcity in the Middle East conclude that there is a significant risk of imminent conflict, even warfare, between states in the region. This book demonstrates that the evidence does not support this doom-laden prediction. Indeed, the authors show that although water scarcity has occasionally played a role in disputes in the Middle... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Water Politics and Policy in the United Statesby Steven L. Danver; John R. Burch

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2011; US$ 262.50

     The Encyclopedia of Water Politics and Policy in the United States is the most comprehensive reference source available that analyzes water-related issues in America. more...

  • The Danubeby Libor Jansky; Masahiro Murakami; Nevelina I. Pachova

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 25.00

    The Danube river is one of the world’s greatest international freshwater resources. It stretches halfway across Europe and passes through 11 countries. Its catchment is shared by 17 nations, many of whom are new members of the expanded European Union.This book focuses on the disputed Gabcíkovo-Nagymaros Project on the Danube between Hungary... more...

  • Adaptation and Resilienceby Bonnie G. Colby; George B. Frisvold

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00

    In America?s arid southwest, climate change will occur in the context of already-keen competition for water for agriculture, urban growth, electricity generation, water-based recreation, and environmental protections.This book explores the challenges that climate change and variability pose for water and energy managers and users, communities, and... more...

  • Dams and Dikes in Developmentby H. van Duivendijk; B. Schultz; C.-J. van Westen

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 121.95

    The Proceedings of the Symposium at World Water Day, 2001 presents a discussion of dams and dikes.  Various speakers considered the benefits and drawbacks of dams, and there was discussion about why it is that people are against dams in specific situations, and how such situations may be resolved.  Solutions are suggested to such controversies. These... more...

  • Cooperative Diplomacy, Regional Stability and National Interestsby G. Adar; A. Check

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2011; US$ 37.00

    The Nile River is the longest river in the world covering nearly 7,000 kilometres. It traverses ten countries in Africa, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda, with South Sudan as the eleventh riparian state once it acquires its sovereignty. Of the more than 300 million... more...

  • The Indus Basin of Pakistanby Winston Yu; Yi-Chen Yang

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    This book was undertaken at a pivotal time in the region. The weak summer monsoon in 2009 created drought conditions throughout Pakistan. This followed an already tenuous situation for many rural households faced with high fuel and fertilizer costs and the impacts of rising global food prices. Then catastrophic monsoon flooding in 2010 affected over... more...

  • Proceedings of the 1st Asia-Pacific Water Summitby Secretariat of the 1st Asia-Pacific

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 66.00 US$ 57.42

    This prestigious volume consists of the proceedings of the 1st ever Water Summit to be convened in the world. Under the theme, Water Security: Leadership and Commitment, the 1st Asia-Pacific Water Summit (1st APWS) convened political leaders of the region and high level dignitaries in December 2007 in Beppu City, Oita Prefecture in Japan, offering... more...