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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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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.


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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