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  1. Transboundary Water Management and the Climate Change Debate

    By Anton Earle, Ana Elisa Cascao, Stina Hansson, Anders Jägerskog, Ashok Swain, Joakim Öjendal

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Climate change has an impact on the ability of transboundary water management institutions to deliver on their respective mandates. The starting point for this book is that actors within transboundary water management institutions develop responses to the climate change debate, as...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Governing International Watercourses

    River Basin Organizations and the Sustainable Governance of Internationally Shared Rivers and Lakes

    By Susanne Schmeier

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book focuses on River Basin Organizations as the key institutions for managing internationally shared water resources. This includes a comparative analysis of all River Basin Organizations worldwide and three in-depth case studies from three different continents. The detailed case studies are...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Water Management, Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Developing Economies

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar, M.V.K. Sivamohan, Nitin Bassi

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book addresses strategies for food security and sustainable agriculture in developing economies. The book focuses primarily on India, a fast developing economy, whose natural resource base comprising land and water supporting agricultural production is not only under enormous stress, but also...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellén, Abel Mejía-Betancourt

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book form....

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Catchment and River Basin Management

    Integrating Science and Governance

    Edited by Laurence Smith, Keith Porter, Kevin Hiscock, Mary Jane Porter, David Benson

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    The central focus of this volume is a critical comparative analysis of the key drivers for water resource management and the provision of clean water – governance systems and institutional and legal arrangements. The authors present a systematic analysis of case study river systems drawn from...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Water, Power and Identity

    The Cultural Politics of Water in the Andes

    By Rutgerd Boelens

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book addresses two major issues in natural resource management and political ecology: the complex conflicting relationship between communities managing water on the ground and national/global policy-making institutions and elites; and how grassroots defend against encroachment, question the...

    Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. International Water Law and the Quest for Common Security

    By Bjørn-Oliver Magsig

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    The world’s freshwater supplies are increasingly threatened by rapidly increasing demand and the impacts of global climate change, but current approaches to transboundary water management are unsustainable and may threaten future global stability and international security. The...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Transboundary Water Politics in the Developing World

    By Naho Mirumachi

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book examines the political economy that governs the management of international transboundary river basins in the developing world. These shared rivers are the setting for irrigation, hydropower and flood management projects as well as water transfer schemes. Often, these projects attempt to...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Governing Transboundary Waters

    Canada, the United States, and Indigenous Communities

    By Emma S. Norman

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    With almost the entire world’s water basins crossing political borders of some kind, understanding how to cooperate with one’s neighbor is of global relevance. For Indigenous communities, whose traditional homelands may predate and challenge the current borders, and whose relationship to water...

    Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Hydropower Development in the Mekong Region

    Political, Socio-economic and Environmental Perspectives

    Edited by Nathanial Matthews, Kim Geheb

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    The Mekong Basin is home to some 70 million people, for whom this great river is a source of livelihoods, the basis for their ecosystems and a foundation of their economies. But the Mekong is also currently undergoing enormous social, economic, and ecological change of which hydropower development...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge