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- CABI 2013; US$ 145.00
Water protection, food production and ecosystem health are worldwide issues. Changes in the global water cycle are affecting human well-being in many places, while widespread land and ecosystem degradation, driven by poor agricultural practices, is seriously limiting food production. Understanding the links between ecosystems, water, and food production... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 34.00
Read a free excerpt here! † American engineers have done astounding things to bend the Mississippi River to their will: forcing one of its tributaries to flow uphill, transforming over a thousand miles of roiling currents into a placid staircase of water, and wresting the lower half of the river apart from its floodplain. American law has aided... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 279.00
This book offers a comprehensive overview of the hydrology of the Nile River, focusing especially on the ecohydrological degradation and challenges the basin faces, the impact of climate change on water availability and transboundary water management issues. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
Can River Basin Organisations (RBOs) actually improve water governance? RBOs are frequently layered on top of existing governmental organisations, which are often reluctant to share their power. This, in turn, can affect their performance. The Politics of River Basin Organisations addresses this issue by exploring the subject on a global level. more...
- World Health Organization 2012; US$ 36.00
The WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation known as the JMP is mandated by the United Nations to report every two years on access to drinking water and sanitation worldwide and on progress towards related targets under Millennium Development Goal 7. This 2012 report is based on data gathered from household surveys and... more...
- World Health Organization 2006; US$ 144.00
Protecting drinking-water resources is a key barrier in preventing health effects from pathogens and toxic chemicals. Effective action builds on cooperation amongst practitioners in many fields - drinking-water supply, health environment, land-use planning, agriculture and many more. Protecting Groundwater for Health provides a structured approach... more...
- World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 19.99
Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. Armenia is one of the many countries where the majority of the rural population depends on agriculturedirectly or indirectlyfor their livelihood. Further, changes in climate and their impacts on agricultural systems and rural economies are already evident throughout... more...
- World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 24.99
Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. Azerbaijan is one of the many countries where the majority of the rural population depends on agriculturedirectly or indirectlyfor their livelihood. Further, changes in climate and their impacts on agricultural systems and rural economies are already evident throughout... more...
- World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99
Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. In many countries, such as in FYR Macedonia, the risks of climate change are an immediate and fundamental problem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. The risks of climate change to agriculture... more...