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Managing Water in River Basins: Hydrology, Economics and Institutions

By: Dinesh Kumar

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Aug 2010 | #186726 | ISBN-13: 9780198065364
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About this book

Managing water resources effectively, to provide maximum benefit to the eco-system of the subcontinent, is a prime concern of India today. This book provides an in-depth analysis of existing strategies of water management and highlights the gaps in economic use of the water of river basins.


Contents

LIST OF TABLES, LIST OF FIGURES, ABBREVIATIONS, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS, PREFACE,; 1. Discourse on Water Management in India;; 2. The Changing Water Scenario of India;; 3. Chasing a Mirage: Water Harvesting and Artificial Recharge to Solve Water Problems in Naturally Water-Scarce;; 4. More Crop and Cash per Drop: Studies in Agricultural Water Productivity in Narmada River Basin;; 5. Changing Water Use Hydrology: Issues of Trans-boundary Water Management;; 6. Changing Surface water-Groundwater Interactions in Narmada River Basin: Issues in Trans-boundary Water Management;; 7. Does Economic Value of Water in Agriculture Offer New Windows of Opportunity?; 8. : Improving Water Productivity in Agriculture in Developing Economies: Identifying New Areas for Research;; 9. Water Management Institutions and Policies for India;; 10. Summary, Conclusions, and Policy Implications; Bibliography

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