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Water Policy.
Water Politics; Towards Implementation of the World Commission on Dams Recommendations; How Global Norms for Large Dams Reach Decision-Makers; Global Environmental Governance and Its Influence on National Water Policies; Global Water Governance: Managing complexity on a Global Scale; Strategic Virtual Water Trade.
A critical Analysis of the Debate; The Debate on "Water as a Human Right" and its Implications for Development Assistance; Rethinking IWRM Under Cultural Considerations; Private Sector Participation in Water Supply and Sanitation. Whether people have access to drinking water, irrigation water and sanitation or not, whether water resources are used sustainably or overexploited, and whether emerging challenges for the water sector - such as adaptation to climate change a" are tackled or not, in the end relies on politics. The importance of the political sphere for understanding and solving water sector problems is the basic rationale of this book, which is the outcome of the Fifth Dialogues on Water, organised at the German Development Institute, Bonn. It is not the first time that the Dialogues on Water have touched.
Whether people have access to drinking water, irrigation water and sanitation or not, whether water resources are used sustainably or overexploited, and whether emerging challenges for the water sector - such as adaptation to climate change a" are tackled or not, in the end relies on politics. The importance of the political sphere for understanding and solving water sector problems is the basic rationale of this book, which is the outcome of the Fifth Dialogues on Water, organised at the German Development Institute, Bonn. It is not the first time that the Dialogues on Water have touched.
Kipping, Martin;Neubert, Susanne;Scheumann, Waltina
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Springer
2008
9783540767077
9783540767060
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