Water, Agriculture, and Sustainable Well-Being

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Overview


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.
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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)

Meet the Author

Unai Pascual, is a Lecturer at the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge,UK. Amita Shah is a Professor at the Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Gujarat, India. Jayanta Bandyopadhyay is a Professor and Head of the Centre for Development and Environment Policy at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, India

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