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Title:The Nile: sharing a scarce resource: a historical and technical review of water management and of economic and legal issues
Editors:Howell, P.P.ISNI
Allan, J.A.
Chapter(s):Present
Year:1994
Pages:408
Language:English
City of publisher:Cambridge
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
ISBN:0521450403
Geographic terms:Egypt
Sudan
Subjects:water management
rivers
water supply
irrigation
Abstract:The environmental history of the last three decades has heightened awareness that the volume of water available in the Nile Basin (Egypt, Sudan, Uganda) is not sufficient to meet the current levels of water demand reliably. The environmental element of the complex matter of evaluating and managing the international water resource of the Nile is addressed in this volume. The book deals with the global and regional hydrology, examines the scope and emphasis of water resource planning in the Nile Basin over the past century and identifies future options. Contributors: Zewdie Abate, Samir Ahmed, J.A. Allan, Robert O. Collins, Jeremy Lazenby, Peter Chesworth, Terry Evans, David Knott, Rodney G.M. Hewett, Paul Howell, Michael Hulme, Bezazal Kabanda, Patrick Osbert Kahangire, Michael Lock, Chibli Mallat, Odidi Okidi, Yvonne Parks, Rushdi Said, John Sutcliffe, Roy Stoner.
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