International waters in Southern Africa

International waters in Southern Africa, ed. Nakayama, Mikiyasu (Tokyo: UNU Press, 2003).

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  • Editor Nakayama, Mikiyasu
    Title International waters in Southern Africa
    Publication Date 2003
    Place of Publication Tokyo
    Publisher UNU Press
    Pages ix, 306 pages
    Language eng

    Southern Africa is one of the world's most critical regions in terms of the management of shared water resources. This is due to a number of factors including: the large disparity in the availability of water between the relatively wet northern part of the region and the drier south; and the fact that the first transboundary transfer of water occurred in this region, between Lesotho and South Africa. This book examines both the risks and opportunities for water management in the new political environment in the region. Issues discussed include: the role of public participation, transboundary freshwater treaties; institutional aspects of international water system management; and hydropolitics.

    Copyright Holder UNU
    Copyright Year 2003
    Copyright type Creative commons
    ISBN 9789280810776
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