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Water Resources and Development / Edition 1

Water Resources and Development / Edition 1

by Clive Agnew
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    ISBN-13: 2900415451399
    Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    Publication date: 12/15/2010
    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development Series
    Edition description: New Edition
    Pages: 368
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author

    Clive Agnew is a Professor of Physical Geography at the School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, UK. He is a physical geographer working on problems of environmental degradation and water management and has worked on the management of water scarcity across Africa and the Middle East. Over the last ten years he has been Head of Geography and Head of the School of Environment and Development at the University of Manchester.

    Philip Woodhouse is Senior Lecturer in Environment and Rural Development, Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester, UK. He is trained as an agricultural scientist and has worked for more than thirty years on land and water management in developing countries. His recent research has focused on the interaction between political, economic and technological factors in changing land and water use, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.

    Table of Contents

    1. Water Management Best Practice in the Twenty-First Century 2. Economic Growth, Environmental Limits and Increasing Water Demand 3. Climate Change and Fresh Water Resources 4. Water Resources in Colonial and Post-Independence Agricultural Development 5. Water Supply 6. Water Demand 7. Catchments and Conflicts 8. Water Management. Conclusions

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