Part I Conceptual and Methodological Issues: A Particular Framework for Poverty Eradication and Environmental Sustainability - The Case of Water Management, F. Adaman, Y.M. Madra; Access to Water as a Dimension of Poverty - The Need to develop a Water Poverty Index as a Tool for Poverty Reduction, C. Sullivan, J. Meigh; Impact Assessment as Viable Instrument for Poverty Reduction - Post-Hoc Review on Societal Impacts of Two Power Generation Projects, M. Nakayama, R. Fujikura; The Role of Scientific Uncertainty in Undermining Water Development for Poverty Reduction, R. Hill, et al. Part II Institutional Frameworks for Management of Water and Poverty Reduction: Elements of an Institutional Framework for the Management of Water for Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries, H. Bjornlund, J. McKay; A Proposal for International Virtual Water Trading Council - Building Institutional Frameworks at International Level to Reduce Poverty, J. McKay. Part III Participatory Water Management and Privatization of Urban Water Use for Poverty Reduction; Poor Farmers' Inclusion in Participatory Irrigation Management in Large-Scale Canal Systems in Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, India, B. van Koppen, et al; Necessity of Rationalization of Water Pricing with Participatory Irrigation Management in India as a Step for Poverty Reduction, M. Purohit. (Part contents).