Sustainable Management of Headwater Resources

Research from Africa and India (Water Resources Management and Policy) (Water Resources Management and Policy) by Libor Jansky

Publisher: United Nations University Press

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Subjects:

  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Pollution of rivers & water supplies,
  • Water resources development,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Watershed management,
  • Africa,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Management,
  • Development - Sustainable Development,
  • Public Policy - Environmental Policy,
  • Congresses,
  • Mountain watersheds
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9128205M
ISBN 109280811088
ISBN 109789280811087

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Editors Libor Jansky is a Professor of Land Management and Conservation conferred by Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Brno, Czech Republic, and a Senior Academic Programme.

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The challenge is to define appropriate. Contents List of tables and figuresviii Acknowledgementsxii Prefacexiv Introduction Sustainable management of headwater resources: Headwater control and the contexts of the Nairobi Headwater Declaration for the International Year of Freshwaters Martin Haigh, Libor Jansky, and Haushila Prasad Part I Studies on sustainable management of headwater.

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