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Water scarcity

impacts on western agriculture

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Water-supply, Agricultural -- West (U.S.) -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Ernest A. Engelbert with Ann Foley Scheuring.
      ContributionsEngelbert, Ernest A., Scheuring, Ann Foley., Directorate on Arid Zone Ecosystems of the United States Man and the Biosphere Program.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS494.5.W3 W377 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 484 p. :
      Number of Pages484
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2869601M
      ISBN 100520053133, 0520053001
      LC Control Number84048702

      Water scarcity is among the main problems to be faced by many societies and the World in the XXI century. Water scarcity is commonly defined as a situation when water availability in a country or. Water Scarcity The model of decentralized social-public water management may prove to be more viable than either the private or the state-centric model for countries like Bolivia, with major geographic barriers to centralized service provision, a weak state sector, and a strong culture of community participation.

      International water expert Brian Richter argues that sustainable water sharing in the twenty-first century can only happen through open, democratic dialogue and local collective action. In Chasing Water, Richter tells a cohesive and complete story of water scarcity: where it is happening, what is causing it, and how it can be addressed. Through. Water conflicts still arise in areas under stress, while water for nature has become a vanishing priority in such zones. This book is a guide to the establishment of regional and/or local guidelines for developing and implementing new ideas for coping with water scarcity.

      Water conflicts still arise in areas under stress, while water for nature has become a vanishing priority in such zones. This book is a guide to the establishment of regional and/or local guidelines for developing and implementing new ideas for coping with water scarcity.5/5(1). This book investigates China’s policy responses to domestic water crises and examines China’s international water policy as well as its strategy in dealing with international cooperation. The authors describe the key elements of water diplomacy in Asia which demonstrate varying degrees of effectiveness of environmental agreements.


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