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Title:The Nile: resource evaluation, resource management, hydropolitics and legal issues
Editors:Howell, P.P.ISNI
Allan, J.A.
Year:1990
Pages:238
Language:English
City of publisher:London
Publisher:Centre of Near and Middle Eastern Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
ISBN:0728601672
Geographic terms:Northeast Africa
Nile River
Subjects:water management
irrigation
conference papers (form)
1990
Abstract:Recent climatic variations and consequent fluctuations in river flows in the Nile Basin suggest that assumptions current in the first half of this century regarding the availability of water may now require readjustment. This collective volume contains papers presented at the conference on the Nile convened at the Royal Geographical Society and the School of Oriental and African Studies (London) on 2-3 May 1990. Contributions: History of Nile flows, by T.E. Evans; History of water use in Sudan and Egypt, by Peter M. Chesworth; Global climate change and the Nile Basin, by Michael Hulme; Future irrigation planning in Egypt, by R.F. Stoner; Water resources planning in the Sudan, by David Knott and R.M.G. Hewett; Hydrological data requirement for planning Nile management, by J.V. Sutcliffe and J.B.C. Lazenby; The integrated development of Nile Basin waters, by Zewdie Abate; History, hydropolitics, and the Nile: Nile control: myth or reality? by R.O. Collins; Review of evolving water demands and national development options, by J.A. Allan; History of the Nile and Lake Victoria Basins through treaties, by C.O. Okidi; Principles and precedents in international law governing the sharing of Nile waters, by Samir Ahmed.
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