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  • Water Management in Megacities

    Water Management in Megacities

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415568494

    Efficient and equitable water, wastewater and stormwater management for the megacities is becoming an increasingly complex task. The special issue will focus on water management in its totality for megacities, including their technical, social, econ…

  • Water Management in Megacities

    Water Management in Megacities

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415413633

    Efficient and equitable water, wastewater and stormwater management for the megacities is becoming an increasingly complex task. The special issue will focus on water management in its totality for megacities, including their technical, social, econ…

  • Water Infrastructure

    Water Infrastructure

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138911956

    Water infrastructure is an essential element in water management. Together with institutions, policies and regulation, it provides basic services to growing populations, especially in developing countries, where much of the growth is taking place. I…

  • Water Infrastructure

    Water Infrastructure

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138085749

    Water infrastructure is an essential element in water management. Together with institutions, policies and regulation, it provides basic services to growing populations, especially in developing countries, where much of the growth is taking place. I…

  • The Singapore Water Story

    The Singapore Water Story
    av Cecilia Tortajada

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415657822

    Singapore´s journey during the past 45 years is an outstanding example that, in spite of multiple hardships, pragmatic policies, clear visions, long-term planning, forward-looking strategies and political will, as well as a relentless urge to improv…

  • The Singapore Water Story

    The Singapore Water Story
    av Cecilia Tortajada

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415657839

    Singapore´s journey during the past 45 years is an outstanding example that, in spite of multiple hardships, pragmatic policies, clear visions, long-term planning, forward-looking strategies and political will, as well as a relentless urge to improv…

  • Water Resources of North America

    Water Resources of North America

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642055508

    Leonardo da Vinci, the eminent Renaissance scholar and philosopher said, "water is the driver of nature". Many may have considered it to be an overstatement in the past, but at the beginning of the third millennium, no sane individual would disagree…

  • Assessing Global Water Megatrends

    Assessing Global Water Megatrends

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811066948

    This book highlights what are likely to be the future megatrends in the water sector and why and how they should be incorporated to improve water governance in the coming decades. In this first ever book on megatrends for the water sector, 22 leadin…

  • Water Security Under Climate Change

    Water Security Under Climate Change

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811654923

    This book highlights the likely impacts of climate change in terms of global and national water securities, how different countries are attempting to address these complex problems and to what extent they are likely to succeed. A major global concer…

  • Water Management in 2020 and Beyond

    Water Management in 2020 and Beyond

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642100413

    Aragon: Forum for Global Debates on Water Water is such a scarce resource, and of such high value, that it merits profound re?ection on its future management. With this in mind, the idea emerged of org- ising a unique international summit in Aragon…

  • Water Management in Islam

    Water Management in Islam

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789280810363

    In the Middle East and North Africa, water is rapidly becoming the key development issue. The region has one of the highest population growth rates in the world and scarce natural water supplies. In this region and others, policy makers have often p…

  • Water Resources of North America

    Water Resources of North America

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540002840

    Leonardo da Vinci, the eminent Renaissance scholar and philosopher said, "water is the driver of nature". Many may have considered it to be an overstatement in the past, but at the beginning of the third millennium, no sane individual would disagree…

  • Sustainability in Coffee Production

    Sustainability in Coffee Production
    av Andrea Biswas-Tortajada

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138902077

    Coffee, as a commodity and through its global value chains, is the focus of much interest to achieve fair trade and equitable outcomes for producers, processors and consumers. It has iconic cultural and economic significance for Colombia, which is o…

  • Sustainability in Coffee Production

    Sustainability in Coffee Production
    av Andrea Biswas-Tortajada

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815381631

    Coffee, as a commodity and through its global value chains, is the focus of much interest to achieve fair trade and equitable outcomes for producers, processors and consumers. It has iconic cultural and economic significance for Colombia, which is o…

  • Impacts of Large Dams: A Global Assessment

    Impacts of Large Dams: A Global Assessment

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642433160

    One of the most controversial issues of the water sector in recent years has been the impacts of large dams. Proponents have claimed that such structures are essential to meet the increasing water demands of the world and that their overall societal…

  • Assessing Global Water Megatrends

    Assessing Global Water Megatrends

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811349324

    This book highlights what are likely to be the future megatrends in the water sector and why and how they should be incorporated to improve water governance in the coming decades. In this first ever book on megatrends for the water sector, 22 leadin…

  • Global Change: Impacts on Water and food Security

    Global Change: Impacts on Water and food Security

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642046148

    In recent years, a greater level of integration of the world economy and an opening of national markets to trade has impacted virtually all areas of society. The process of globalization has the potential to generate long-term benefits for developin…

  • The Private Sector and Water Pricing in Efficient Urban Water Management

    The Private Sector and Water Pricing in Efficient Urban Water Management

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138693012

    This book focuses on participation of the public and private sectors in urban water management and on the role of water pricing. It discusses in-depth topics such as public choices of urban water service management; dynamics of privatization and reg…

  • The Private Sector and Water Pricing in Efficient Urban Water Management

    The Private Sector and Water Pricing in Efficient Urban Water Management

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138779983

    This book focuses on participation of the public and private sectors in urban water management and on the role of water pricing. It discusses in-depth topics such as public choices of urban water service management; dynamics of privatization and reg…

  • Water Quality Management in the Americas

    Water Quality Management in the Americas

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540242901

    This study presents for the first time an independent and authoritative analysis of water quality management in North and South America, and discusses the practices and future implications of the impacts of the current practices in the different cou…

  • Integrated Water Resources Management in Latin America

    Integrated Water Resources Management in Latin America

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415487887

    It is now widely accepted that the world is likely to face a major water crisis unless the present management practices are improved very significantly. Promoted extensively by donors and international institutions over the past 15 years, integrated…

  • Integrated Water Resources Management in Latin America

    Integrated Water Resources Management in Latin America

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415845168

    It is now widely accepted that the world is likely to face a major water crisis unless the present management practices are improved very significantly. Promoted extensively by donors and international institutions over the past 15 years, integrated…

  • Creating Shared Value

    Creating Shared Value
    av Asit K. Biswas

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319014623

    Nestlé’s Moga factory was set up in 1961 and comprises of the primary milk collection area for Nestlé‘s operations. Since its inception in Moga, Nestlé has been working with its milk farmers and ancillary suppliers towards improving qual…

  • Improving Water Policy and Governance

    Improving Water Policy and Governance

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415606288

    Old forms of governance in both public and private sectors are becoming increasingly irrelevant because of rapidly changing conditions. Because of these changes, both governance processes and the scope of the institutions through which power is exer…

  • Improving Water Policy and Governance

    Improving Water Policy and Governance

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415674829

    Old forms of governance in both public and private sectors are becoming increasingly irrelevant because of rapidly changing conditions. Because of these changes, both governance processes and the scope of the institutions through which power is exer…

  • Asian Perspectives on Water Policy

    Asian Perspectives on Water Policy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138692657

    Asian countries are not homogenous. They are in different stages of social and economic development, with cultural conditions and institutional and legal frameworks varying from one country to another. Therefore, how water can be successfully manage…

  • Asian Perspectives on Water Policy

    Asian Perspectives on Water Policy

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415697262

    Asian countries are not homogenous. They are in different stages of social and economic development, with cultural conditions and institutional and legal frameworks varying from one country to another. Therefore, how water can be successfully manage…

  • Impacts of Megaconferences on the Water Sector

    Impacts of Megaconferences on the Water Sector
    av Asit K. Biswas

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540372233

    The book is the first pioneering study to assess the impacts of the megaconferences on water policies, programmes and projects at global, regional and national levels. The results are bleak. The evaluation indicated that except for the UN Water Conf…

  • Water Quality Management in the Americas

    Water Quality Management in the Americas

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642063541

    This study presents for the first time an independent and authoritative analysis of water quality management in North and South America, and discusses the practices and future implications of the impacts of the current practices in the different cou…

  • Water Security, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

    Water Security, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811013225

    This book pursues a comprehensive approach so as to arrive at a better understanding of the implications of climate change on sustainable development, focusing on the perspective of water. Climate change is one of today’s most pressing global…

  • Water Management in 2020 and Beyond

    Water Management in 2020 and Beyond

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540893455

    Aragon: Forum for Global Debates on Water Water is such a scarce resource, and of such high value, that it merits profound re?ection on its future management. With this in mind, the idea emerged of org- ising a unique international summit in Aragon…

  • Water Institutions: Policies, Performance and Prospects

    Water Institutions: Policies, Performance and Prospects

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642062773

    This is a global survey and assessment of the structure, evolution, and performance of water institutions – administration policies and regulatory practices – in regional, national, and international settings. The coverage includes analy…

  • Impacts of Megaconferences on the Water Sector

    Impacts of Megaconferences on the Water Sector
    av Asit K. Biswas

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642072079

    The book is the first pioneering study to assess the impacts of the megaconferences on water policies, programmes and projects at global, regional and national levels. The results are bleak. The evaluation indicated that except for the UN Water Conf…

  • Water as a Human Right for the Middle East and North Africa

    Water as a Human Right for the Middle East and North Africa

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415461351

    Access to safe drinking water and proper sanitation is essential for human survival and for maintenance of a decent quality of life. Currently, more than a billion people do not have access to safe drinking water and more than two billion people lac…

  • Water as a Human Right for the Middle East and North Africa

    Water as a Human Right for the Middle East and North Africa

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415445849

    Access to safe drinking water and proper sanitation is essential for human survival and for maintenance of a decent quality of life. Currently, more than a billion people do not have access to safe drinking water and more than two billion people lac…

  • Phnom Penh Water Story

    Phnom Penh Water Story

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789813340671

    This book analyses how a water utility from a developing country, Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority, that was totally dysfunctional, corruption-ridden and literally bankrupt in 1993, became one of the most successful water utilities of the developin…

  • Phnom Penh Water Story

    Phnom Penh Water Story
    av Asit K. Biswas

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789813340640

    This book analyses how a water utility from a developing country, Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority, that was totally dysfunctional, corruption-ridden and literally bankrupt in 1993, became one of the most successful water utilities of the developin…

  • Water Pricing and Public-Private Partnership

    Water Pricing and Public-Private Partnership

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415436731

    There is no question that water pricing and public-private partnership can improve water management practices in the future. However, this concept is neither the cure-all many proponents argue, nor the disaster its opponents forecast. Providing a co…

  • Water Pricing and Public-Private Partnership

    Water Pricing and Public-Private Partnership

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415371216

    There is no question that water pricing and public-private partnership can improve water management practices in the future. However, this concept is neither the cure-all many proponents argue, nor the disaster its opponents forecast. Providing a co…

  • Managing Transboundary Waters of Latin America

    Managing Transboundary Waters of Latin America

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138692671

    Definitive analyses of transboundary water management in Latin America are conspicuous by their absence. The situation is a little better for rivers compared to groundwater resources. Transboundary water management in Latin America has been evolving…

  • Managing Transboundary Waters of Latin America

    Managing Transboundary Waters of Latin America

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415533409

    Definitive analyses of transboundary water management in Latin America are conspicuous by their absence. The situation is a little better for rivers compared to groundwater resources. Transboundary water management in Latin America has been evolving…

  • Impacts of Large Dams: A Global Assessment

    Impacts of Large Dams: A Global Assessment

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642235702

    One of the most controversial issues of the water sector in recent years has been the impacts of large dams. Proponents have claimed that such structures are essential to meet the increasing water demands of the world and that their overall societal…

  • Water Resources of the Indian Subcontinent

    Water Resources of the Indian Subcontinent

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195694437

    This volume is divided into three sections-Nepal, India, and Bangladesh. The first section on Nepal discusses how its water resources could be utilized to benefit people of the Ganga basin. The challenge is to manage its water better for the well-be…

  • International Waters of the Middle East

    International Waters of the Middle East

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198548621

    The contributors study the three major river basins of the Middle East, and address the difficulties faced by the countries in this arid region. They make practical suggestions for a basin-wide approach to international water management. This book i…

  • Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakes

    Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakes

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540749264

    Transboundary rivers and lakes are often the remaining new sources of water that can be developed for human uses. These water sources were not used in the past because of the many complexities involved. Written and edited by the world’s leadin…

  • Water Institutions: Policies, Performance and Prospects

    Water Institutions: Policies, Performance and Prospects

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540238119

    This is a global survey and assessment of the structure, evolution, and performance of water institutions – administration policies and regulatory practices – in regional, national, and international settings. The coverage includes analy…

  • Water Quality Management

    Water Quality Management

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415688857

    The global attention in recent years has focused primarily on water quantity and allocation issues. Water quality has received significantly less attention than water quantity. Commendable progress has been made by the developed world to control poi…

  • Water Quality Management

    Water Quality Management

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138798076

    The global attention in recent years has focused primarily on water quantity and allocation issues. Water quality has received significantly less attention than water quantity. Commendable progress has been made by the developed world to control poi…

  • Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakes

    Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakes

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642094330

    Transboundary rivers and lakes are often the remaining new sources of water that can be developed for human uses. These water sources were not used in the past because of the many complexities involved. Written and edited by the world’s leadin…

  • Water Management and Climate Change

    Water Management and Climate Change

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138809161

    To plan successfully and manage the increased uncertainties posed by likely future climate change, knowledge needs to advance much more for the water profession beyond what it is now available. Meeting these challenges does not depend exclusively on…

  • Water Management and Climate Change

    Water Management and Climate Change

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138693036

    To plan successfully and manage the increased uncertainties posed by likely future climate change, knowledge needs to advance much more for the water profession beyond what it is now available. Meeting these challenges does not depend exclusively on…

  • Water Security, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

    Water Security, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789812879745

    This book pursues a comprehensive approach so as to arrive at a better understanding of the implications of climate change on sustainable development, focusing on the perspective of water. Climate change is one of today’s most pressing global…

  • Global Change: Impacts on Water and food Security

    Global Change: Impacts on Water and food Security

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642262210

    In recent years, a greater level of integration of the world economy and an opening of national markets to trade has impacted virtually all areas of society. The process of globalization has the potential to generate long-term benefits for developin…