Water Security in Peri-urban South Asia: Adapting to Climate Change and Urbanization

Water Security in Peri-urban South Asia: Adapting to Climate Change and Urbanization

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199464166
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/28/2016
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Vishal Narain is Associate Professor, Public Policy and Governance, at Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon, India.

Anjal Prakash is Programme Coordinator of Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE) Research, at International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, Nepal

Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations

Introduction: Urbanization, Climate Change, and Peri-urban Water Security in South Asia—A Framework for Analysis
Vishal Narain

1. Urban Burden on Peri-urban Areas: Shared Use of a River in a Coastal City Vulnerable to Climate Change
M. Shah Alam Khan, M. Shahjahan Mondal, Rezaur Rahman, Hamidul Huq, Dilip Kumar Datta, Uthpal Kumar, and Mohammad Rashed Jalal

2. Urbanization, Climate Change, and Water Security in Peri-urban Gurgaon, India
Vishal Narain, Pranay Ranjan, Sreoshi Singh, and Aman Dewan

3. Expanding City, Shrinking Water Resources, and the Vulnerability of Communities Living on the Edge in Hyderabad, India
Sreoshi Singh and Anjal Prakash

4. Growing Urbanization, Changing Climate, and Adaptation in Peri-urban Kathmandu: Emerging Shapes of Water and Livelihood Security
Rajesh Sada, Ashutosh Shukla, Anushiya Shrestha, and Lieke Anna Melsen

5. Gendered and Caste Spaces in Household Water Use: A Case of Aliabad Village in Peri-urban Hyderabad, India
Anjal Prakash and Sreoshi Singh

6. Changing Environment, Changing Waters: An Analysis of Drinking Water Access of Vulnerable Groups in Peri-urban Sultanpur
Afke van der Woude

7. Local Perception of Climate Change: Impacts and Responses of Peri-urban Residents in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Rajesh Sada, Anushiya Shrestha, and Ashutosh Shukla

8. Mapping Gains and Losses from the Mayur Ecosystem
Purnamita Dasgupta, Prosun K. Ghosh, Rezaur Rahman, and M. Shah Alam Khan

Conclusion: Towards Peri-urban Water Security-Implications for Adaptive Capacity, Public Policy, and Future Research and Action
Anjal Prakash

Glossary
Notes on Editors and Contributors
Index
List of Tables
List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Introduction: Urbanization, Climate Change, and Peri-urban Water Security in South AsiaA Framework for Analysis - Vishal Narain
Urban Burden on Peri-urban Areas: Shared Use of a River in a Coastal City Vulnerable to Climate Change M. Shah Alam Khan, M. Shahjahan Mondal, Rezaur Rahman, Hamidul Huq, Dilip Kumar Datta, Uthpal Kumar, and Mohammad Rashed Jalal
Urbanization, Climate Change, and Water Security in Peri-urban Gurgaon, India - Vishal Narain, Pranay Ranjan, Sreoshi Singh, and Aman Dewan
Expanding City, Shrinking Water Resources, and the Vulnerability of Communities Living on the Edge in Hyderabad, India - Sreoshi Singh and Anjal Prakash
Growing Urbanization, Changing Climate, and Adaptation in Peri-urban Kathmandu: Emerging Shapes of Water and Livelihood Security - Rajesh Sada, Ashutosh Shukla, Anushiya Shrestha, and Lieke Anna Melsen
Gendered and Caste Spaces in Household Water Use: A Case of Aliabad Village in Peri-urban Hyderabad, India - Anjal Prakash and Sreoshi Singh
Changing Environment, Changing Waters: An Analysis of Drinking Water Access of Vulnerable Groups in Peri-urban Sultanpur - Afke van der Woude
Local Perception of Climate Change: Impacts and Responses of Peri-urban Residents in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal - Rajesh Sada, Anushiya Shrestha, and Ashutosh Shukla
Mapping Gains and Losses from the Mayur Ecosystem - Purnamita Dasgupta, Prosun K. Ghosh, Rezaur Rahman,
and M. Shah Alam Khan
Conclusion: Towards Peri-urban Water SecurityImplications for Adaptive Capacity, Public Policy, and Future Research and Action - Anjal Prakash
Glossary
Notes on Editors and Contributors
Index

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