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Title:Water resources management in the Pangani River basin: challenges and opportunities
Editor:Ngana, J.O.
City of publisher:Dar es Salaam
Publisher:Dar es Salaam University Press
Geographic term:Tanzania
Subjects:water resources
water supply
water management
environmental economics
agricultural technology
family planning
soil fertility
Abstract:The contributions in this edited volume deal with the challenges and opportunities of water resources management in the Pangani River Basin in Tanzania. Contributors apply geological, hydrological and agricultural approaches to study rainfall, soil management, farming, forestry conservation, irrigation, conflicts over water resources and family planning. Contributions: Integrated water resource management: the case of the Pangani River Basin (J. O. Ngana); Trend analysis and spatial variability of annual rainfall (S. Mkhandi, J. Ngana); Analysis of low flows of streams upstream of Nyumba ya Mungu Reservoir (S. Mkhandi, F. Mtalo); Water discharge variability on the foot slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro: the case of Kikuletwa River, Nsere and Shiri Springs, Kilimanjaro Region (P. Z. Yanda, S. Mpanda); Geological evidence for the formation of springs on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and Meru, Northern Tanzania (S. Mpanda, P. Z. Yanda); Establishing gauging stations in the hillsides of Mt. Kilimanjaro (P. Christern); Hydrologic modelling in the Upper Pangani River Basin: some examples from the past and description of a new approach (P. C. Rohr, A. Killingtveit); Shortage of water for irrigation and farmers response (D. Mwamfupe); Impact of irrigation on soil fertility and salinity in the Basin (S. Misana, J. Makoi); Forestry conservation and resource utilisation on southern slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro: trends, conflicts and resolutions (P. Yanda, E.K. Shishira); Application of environmental economics in resolving conflicts on natural resources utilization (F.C. Shechambo); Water use conflicts in the Pangani Basin (M.R. Mujwahuzi); Family planning and fertility transition in rural Pangani Basin (M.J. Mbonile). [ASC Leiden abstract]