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Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Edited By: P Koundouri, K Karousakis, D Assimacopoulos, P Jeffrey and M Lange

278 pages, Tabs, figs

Edward Elgar

Hardback | May 2006 | #157628 | ISBN: 1845424239
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Water deficiency in many arid and semi-arid regions in Southern Europe is becoming a major constraint for economic welfare and sustainable regional development. These regions are characterised by high spatial and temporal imbalances of water demand and supply, seasonal water uses, inadequate water resources and poor institutional water management.

The aim of this book is to formulate appropriate strategies and guidelines for water management necessary for the formulation and implementation of integrated sustainable management of water resources. Various case studies examine competing water use patterns, compare governance structures, and structural and non-structural instruments to address water deficiency.

Contributors include:
D. Assimacopoulos, B. Barraque, J. Bellot, M. Bertaki, A. Bonet, K. Chartzoulakis, A.A. Donta, D. Eisenhut, A.A.T. Guadalupe, P. Jeffrey, P. Katsiardi, C.A. Karavitis, K. Karousakis, P. Koundouri, M. Lange, M. Laukkanen, R. Maia, O. Noguera, J. Pe#a, J.R. Snchez, A. Schumann, J.C. Tejada, E. Todini

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