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Water and Sustainable Development

Edited By: P Michael Schmitz

175 pages, tables, graphs

Peter Lang Verlag

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #157181 | ISBN: 3631542569
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About this book

The Developing Countries Prize of the University of Gie#en provokes academic contributions to the improvement of the living conditions in developing countries. This book is written to document the results of the interdisciplinary symposium Water and Sustainable Development which was held in October 2004.

Contents: Scott Templeton/David Zilberman: Technology, Incentives, Institutions and Sustainability - Eyal Benvenisti: The Legal Framework of Joint Management Institutions for Transboundary Water Resources: Ancient Practices Informing Contemporary Regional Cooperation - Claudia Ringler: The Role of Economic Incentives for the Optimal Allocation and Use of Water Resources - Case Study of the Dong Nai River Basin in Vietnam - Knut Bourquain: Are there Human Rights in International Law Guaranteeing Individual Freshwater Access? - Jenniver Sehring: 'Do not fix the Pipes, fix the Institutions that fix the Pipes' - Water Governance as a Crucial Factor for Sustainable and Equitable Water Management - Walter Huppert: 'Principal-Agent' Problems in Water Management - Inviting Rentseeking and Corruption - Wolfgang Bichmann: Water and Health - Sabine Lattemann: Seawater Desalination - Environmental Impacts of Brine and Chemical Discharges on the Marine Environment - Veronika Deffner: A Theory-Directed Problem Analysis in the Sector of Urban Water Management in Developing Countries - P. Michael Schmitz: Closing Remarks.

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