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Integrated Water Resources Management in the Mediterranean Region: Dialogue Towards New Strategy

By: Redouane Choukr-Allah (Editor), Ragab Ragab (Editor), Rafael Rodriguez-Clemente (Editor)

377 pages, 61 colour & 21 b/w illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Oct 2012 | #205115 | ISBN-13: 9789400747555
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About this book

Integrated Water Resources Management in the Mediterranean Region puts great emphasis on the importance of Integrated Water Resources Management IWRM as the way forward towards food, water, and energy security. It offers better ways and means of managing the limited water resources; using water more efficiently; adopting new policies in order to cope with climate change and drought; increase water supply through the use of non conventional water resources, especially waste water; inducing stakeholders participation and information exchange and raise public awareness to the value of water.

Integrated Water Resources Management in the Mediterranean Region is an important book for all those involved in all aspects of water resources and contains valuable information for scientists, researchers, farmers, extension services and students.


Contents

Preface
Foreword

PART I. IWRM IN THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION
Transboundary IWRM Attempts in the Mediterranean Emphasis on the Drin River Case and the Involvement of Stakeholders; Michael Scoullos
Integrated water management in Tunisia: Meeting the climate change challenges; N. Omrani* and M. Ouessar
Improving Agricultural Water Productivity: A viable response to water scarcity in the dry areas; Theib Y. Oweis
Conceptual Frame on Technological Perspective for Water Resources Management in the Mediterranean Region; Ayman Rabi, Isabel Martin, Rafael Rodriguez

PART II. WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT UNDER CLIMATE AND LAND USE CHANGES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION
Water Resources Management under Possible Future Climate and Land Use Changes. The application of the Integrated Hydrological Modelling System, IHMS; R. Ragab, J. Bromley, D. R. D Agostino, N. Lamaddalena , G. Trisorio Luizzi, G. Dörflinger , S. Katsikides , S. Montenegro  and  A. Montenegro
Challenges and Issues on Measuring, Modelling and Managing the Water Resources under Changing Climate and Land Use; Ragab Ragab
Water Valuation in Agriculture in the Souss-Massa Basin (Morocco); Fouad Elame and Rachid Doukkali

PART III. NON CONVENTIONAL WATER MANAGEMENTS AND POLLUTION CONTROL
Perspectives of Wastewater Reuse in the Mediterranean Region; Redouane Choukr-Allah
Wastewater Production, Treatment and Reuse around the Mediterranean Region: Current Status and Main Drivers; Maite Guardiola-Claramonte, Toshio Sato, Redouane Choukr-Allah, and Manzoor Qadir
Pollution and Measures towards De-Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea; Rasha El-Kholy , Aiman El-Saadi , and Alaa El-Din Abdin
Recycling and reuse of treated waste water: challenges and perspectives. The example of the Júcar River Basin District and the Albufera Lake; Javier Ferrer PoloPART IV. WATER POLICIES, GOVERNANCE AND SOCIAL ISSUES
Mediterranean Water Outlook: Perspective on Policies & Water Management in Arab Countries; Khaled M. AbuZeid
Identifying risks, actions and opportunities for a water long term strategy in the Mediterranean; Rafael Rodríguez-Clemente and Ana Hidalgo López
Mediterranean Water Policies Conceptual frame; Gaëlle Nion
Effective water governance and how to achieve; A. Hamdy and R. Choukr-Allah
Water and Food Security in the Arab Region; Safwat Abdel-Dayem and Rachael McDonnell
Analysis of Gender Roles Related to Water Resources Management in the Case of App Fruit Tree Planting Project in the Béni Mellal Area; F. Mosseddaq, D.J. Mulla and Viviane Ndamba Faye
Integrated Participatory Water Resources Management and Water Governance; Doris Schnepf and Stephan Lutter
Violence, the Bitit Canal and the Nile Basin: An Asymmetric Comparison; Jack Kalpakian, Ahmed Legrouri, Fatima Ejekki, Khalid Doudou, Fouad Berrada, Abdelkrim Ouardaoui, and Driss Kettani

General Conclusions
Acknowledgements.
List of Abbreviations


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