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Water trading and global water scarcity : international experiences / edited by Josefina Maestu.

Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (377 p.)
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
RFF Press Water Policy Series
RFF Press water policy series
RFF Press water policy series
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Subjects:
Water transfer.
Water-supply -- International cooperation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Water scarcity is an increasing problem in many parts of the world, yet conventional supply-side economics and management are insufficient to deal with it. In this book the role of water trading as an instrument of integrated water resources management is explored in depth. It is also shown to be an instrument for conflict resolution, where it may be necessary to reallocate water in the context of increasing scarcity. Recent experiences of implementation in different river basins have shown their potential as instruments for improving allocation. These experiences, however, also sho
Contents:
pt. I. Water trading experiences
pt. II. Concerns about water trading and how are we dealing with them
pt. III. Reforms to overcome legal and institutional barriers to trading
pt. IV. Incentives and prices in water trading.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Maestu, Josefina.
ISBN:
0-203-08415-2
1-283-89440-8
1-136-18980-7
OCLC:
823389776
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203084151 doi