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Water resources development in developing countries

by Stephenson, David

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Published by Elsevier, Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York, New York, NY, U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Water resources development -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      StatementDavid Stephenson, Margaret S. Peterson [sic].
      SeriesDevelopments in water science ;, 41
      ContributionsPetersen, Margaret S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC527 .S74 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 289 p. :
      Number of Pages289
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2025342M
      ISBN 100444889566
      LC Control Number91000071

      With the current environmental concerns that have propelled a sense of urgency regarding water resource management, this book will be a very relevant source of knowledge. This book features in: Academic and Reference Books Economics and Finance Bangladesh Studies Development Studies Urban and Regional Planning URP. 'Barbier's book will bring to the forefront the oft-neglected role of natural resources in the development process. The range of this book is remarkable, weaving together as it does both solid economic theory and abundant analysis of what is actually going on in the developing world today, while also providing a fascinating tour of resources through economic history as well Author: Edward B. Barbier.

      USAID WATER AND DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY ­ TABLE OF CONTENTS especially in developing countries. $61M to Water Resources Management, $57M to Water Productivty, and $16M to Disaster Risk Reduction. Beginning in FiscalYear (FY) ,the Strategy calls for all newFile Size: 1MB. Water resources management and develop-ment are central to sustainable growth and poverty reduction. O. VERVIEW AND EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. Many developing countries face daunting water resources challenges as the needs for water supply, irrigation and hydroelectricity grow; as water becomes more scarce,quality declines and environmental and .

      Water Supply and Sanitation Policy in Developing Countries Part 1: Understanding Complex Problems. Our course explores what can be done to solve the complex problem that half a billion people worldwide do not have improved water supplies and two billion do not have improved sanitation. We look forward to you joining us/5(46). Some billion people in developing countries have inadequate access to water; billion people lack basic sanitation; Lack of water is closely related to poverty: Almost two in three people lacking access to clean water survive on less than $2 a day, with one in three living on less than $1 a day.


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