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Water Rights 2  

Water Rights and Water Allocation: Issues and Challenges for Asia

As governments across Asia are searching for ways to increase water security for rural and urban water uses, the need to articulate water rights and improve water allocation practices is rapidly becoming a priority issue to them. The process is made more complex by rapid urbanization, climate change, and other drivers of change. With the support of the Network of Asian River Basin Organizations (NARBO), practitioners are discovering what role they can play in avoiding and solving problems among stakeholders, and in building an enabling environment for integrated water resources management in river basins.

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Jemery Bird,
Published on: Jan 2009 - Uploaded on: Jan 2014
File size: 594 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Climate Change , Environment , water
Category: Environment