The book provides an analysis of impacts of climate change on water for agriculture, and the adaptation strategies in water management to deal with these impacts. Chapters include an assessment at global level, with details on impacts in various countries.
This book provides an overview of different systems of frequency distributions, their properties, and... Læs mere
This title gets to grips with the complexities of policy change in South Africa, asking how evolving doctrines and policies shape the way water use rights are conceptualised and governed.
Argues that, while the right to water is generally focused on access to water for drinking, sanitation and other personal and domestic use, it extends to water for food and agricultural production in its interactions with other human rights.
Uses Theodor Schwenk's Drop Picture Method to display the qualities of different types of water.
Many countries are revising their water institutions, policy and legislation to fast track the achievement of more effective management of water resources. This book presents research in the institutional aspects of water management.
Water is vital for life, and its availability has been a concern for mankind throughout the ages. Its presence has always been ascertained in a variety of ways and the development of human society everywhere is connected with various forms of water management.
The author scrutinizes the claim of policy-makers and experts that legal recognition of local water rights would reduce water conflict and increase water security and equality for peasant and indigenous water users.
The lack of water is no longer just a problem in the arid West. Drought, contaminated groundwater, overuse, and more have affected water... Læs mere