Water, Agriculture, and Sustainable Well-Being

Water, Agriculture, and Sustainable Well-Being

by Unai Pascual, Amita Shah, Jayanta K. Bandyopadhyay
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198061757

ISBN-13: 9780198061755

Pub. Date: 11/16/2009

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


The book is a scholarly presentation on various issues pertaining to water resource management and agriculture practices. These include water contamination and health; trade-off between private benefits and sustainable development; and trade and environment. The volume makes a significant contribution to methodologies for assessing environmental and economic costs…  See more details below

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The book is a scholarly presentation on various issues pertaining to water resource management and agriculture practices. These include water contamination and health; trade-off between private benefits and sustainable development; and trade and environment. The volume makes a significant contribution to methodologies for assessing environmental and economic costs and identification of appropriate policy framework for abatement. A special feature of the book is that it seeks to integrate the issues of suitability across water use for human consumption and for agricultural production by exploring a broad conceptual framework. Case studies from a number of countries such as India, Bangladesh, Belgium, and the European Union are covered.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198061755
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/16/2009
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; Introduction;

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