ISBN-10:
0813547709
ISBN-13:
9780813547701
Pub. Date:
08/01/2010
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Water Wisdom: Preparing the Groundwork for Cooperative and Sustainable Water Management in the Middle East

Water Wisdom: Preparing the Groundwork for Cooperative and Sustainable Water Management in the Middle East

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Overview

Israel and Palestine are water scarce. As the peace process continues amidst ongoing violence, water remains a political and environmental issue. Water Wisdom is model for those who believe that water conflict can be an opportunity for cooperation rather than violence. Thirty leading Palestinian and Israeli activists, water scientists, politicians, and others met to develop a future vision for the sustainable shared management of water resources. Their work explores the full range of scientific, political, social, and economic issues related to water use in the region; acknowledges areas of continuing controversy; and identifies areas of agreement.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813547701
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 08/01/2010
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


ALON TAL is on the faculty of Ben Gurion University of the Negev where he conducts interdisciplinary research on water management, biodiversity, desertification, and development policy. Previously he was the founding director of Adam Teva Vadin (The Israel Union for Environmental Defense), Israel's leading environmental advocacy organization, and chairman of Life Environment, Israel's Green NGO Umbrella Group. ALFRED ABED RABBO is on the faculty of Bethlehem University, specializing in environmental chemistry with a particular interest in water science, and the founder and director of the university's Water and Soil Environmental Research Unit. He is author and coauthor of many books and publications.

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