Table of Contents

INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT—INTERNATIONAL BEST PRACTICE.
INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT: THEORY AND PRACTICE.
INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT: EXPERIENCE IN THE ARAL SEA BASIN.
CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN THE SYRDARYA RIVER BASIN.
PARTICULAR CHARACTERISTICS OF INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (IWRM) IN THE AMUDARYA RIVER BASIN.
IWRM FINANCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND LEGAL ASPECTS: THE EXAMPLE OF THE “IWRM-FERGHANA” PROJECT.
ENSURING OF STABILITY AND EVEN WATER DISTRIBUTION AT NATIONAL AND LOCAL LEVELS.
THE FUTURE OF THE PRIARALIE.
SOCIOECONOMIC ASPECTS OF INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN CENTRAL ASIA.
ON PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT.
WATER PRODUCTIVITY INCREASE—THE MAIN GOAL OF IWRM AND WAYS TO OVERCOME POVERTY.
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ARAL SEA BASIN SOCIOECONOMIC MODEL: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE OPPORTUNITIES TO BE GAINED THROUGH REGIONAL ECONOMIC INTEGRATION.
ADDRESSING THE NEED FOR INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AT THE REGIONAL LEVEL.
PROSPECTS FOR CENTRAL ASIA DEVELOPMENT—INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AS REGIONAL ISSUES SOLUTION.
INTERSTATE, INTER-SECTORAL SCIENTIFIC AND PRACTICAL INTEGRATION.
THE ROLE OF STRATEGIC AND NATIONAL PLANNING IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF WATER MANAGEMENT.
TRANSFER OF WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT TOWARD BASIN PRINCIPLES.
BASIN MANAGEMENT BASED ON RESOURCE CONSERVATION. The problems afflicting the Aral Sea and its environs as a result of the overuse and abuse of the rivers flowing into it are well documented. Until now, however, it was difficult to hear the voices of those responsible for actually managing those waters. This volume reproduces the proceedings of an Advanced Research Workshop held in Bishkek, which brought together all the most senior water resource managers in Central Asia, from Ministers to local experts and eminent academics. It describes, from the practitioner's perspective, the problems encountered in the region's efforts to implement inte