Transboundary Water Resources in Afghanistan

Written By John F. Shroder
Transboundary Water Resources in Afghanistan
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 13 June 2016
  • ISBN : 0128018615
  • Pages : 544 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Transboundary Water Resources in Afghanistan written by John F. Shroder which was release on 13 June 2016, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Transboundary Water from Afghanistan: Climate Change, and Land-Use Implications brings together diverse factual material on the physical geography and political, cultural, and economic implications of Southwest Asian transboundary water resources. It is the outgrowth of long-term deep knowledge and experience gained by the authors, as well as the material developed from a series of new workshops funded by the Lounsbery Foundation and other granting agencies. Afghanistan and Pakistan have high altitude mountains providing vital water supplies that are highly contentious necessities much threatened by climate change, human land-use variation, and political manipulation, which can be managed in new ways that are in need of comprehensive discussions and negotiations between all the riparian nations of the Indus watershed (Afghanistan, China, India, and Pakistan). This book provides a description of the basic topographic configuration of the Kabul River tributary to the Indus river, together will all its tributaries that flow back and forth across the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, and the basic elements that are involved with the hydrological cycle and its derivatives in the high mountains of the Hindu Kush and Himalaya. Synthesizes information on the physical geography and political, cultural, and economic implications of Southwest Asian transboundary water resources Offers a basic topographic description of the Indus River watershed Provides local water management information not easily available for remote and contentious border areas Delivers access to the newest thinking from chief personnel on both sides of the contentious border Features material developed from a series of new workshops funded by the Lounsbery Foundation and other granting agencies

Transboundary Water Resources in Afghanistan

Transboundary Water Resources in Afghanistan
  • Author : John F. Shroder,Sher Jan Ahmadzai
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-06-13
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 0128018615
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Summary : Transboundary Water from Afghanistan: Climate Change, and Land-Use Implications brings together diverse factual material on the physical geography and political, cultural, and economic implications of Southwest Asian transboundary water resources. It is the outgrowth of long-term deep knowledge and experience gained by the authors, as well as the material developed ...

Transboundary Water Institutions in Developing Countries

Transboundary Water Institutions in Developing Countries
  • Author : Idrees Malyar
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Total pages : 127
  • ISBN : 0128018615
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Summary : This study addresses the questions: 1) What kind of transboundary water management institution is needed for Afghanistan; and 2) what expertise is required for the institution and which stakeholders should be involved? The establishment of a transboundary water resources management institution/unit is an essential step for Afghanistan in order to tackle ...

Water Resources in Central Asia International Context

Water Resources in Central Asia  International Context
  • Author : Sergey S. Zhiltsov,Igor S. Zonn,Andrey G. Kostianoy,Aleksandr V. Semenov
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-01-24
  • Total pages : 281
  • ISBN : 0128018615
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Summary : This book outlines the current status of water resources management in Central Asia countries, and provides a review of the history, policies and transboundary cooperation regarding water resources in the region. Particular attention is given to the water-energy-food-environmental nexus, and to the application of the UNECE Environmental Conventions in Central ...

Developing Transboundary Water Resources

Developing Transboundary Water Resources
  • Author : Vincent Thomas
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Total pages : 99
  • ISBN : 0128018615
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Summary : Since the fall of the Taliban, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) has been actively trying to resume its hydraulic mission that was put on hold in the late 1970s. Improving water control through the construction of dams has been described by the GIRoA as a silver ...

Water Resource Management in Central Asia and Afghanistan

Water Resource Management in Central Asia and Afghanistan
  • Author : Zheenbek E. Kulenbekov
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-07-31
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128018615
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Water Issues in Himalayan South Asia

Water Issues in Himalayan South Asia
  • Author : Amit Ranjan
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-03-06
  • Total pages : 209
  • ISBN : 0128018615
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Summary : The book looks into the domestic water issues and disputes in the Himalayan South Asian countries, and based on it analyzes trans-boundary water disputes. Himalayan South Asia comprises India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, and Afghanistan. All except Afghanistan share river waters with India. Home to some of the major river ...

Natural Resources in Afghanistan

Natural Resources in Afghanistan
  • Author : John F. Shroder
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-06-04
  • Total pages : 592
  • ISBN : 0128018615
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Summary : Natural Resources in Afghanistan: Geographic and Geologic Perspectives on Centuries of Conflict details Afghanistan's physical geography — namely climate, soils, vegetation, water, hazards, and basic geologic background and terrain landforms — together with details of its rich natural resources, ethnic problems, and relevant past histories. The book couples these details with the ...

Water Resources of Pakistan

Water Resources of Pakistan
  • Author : Muhammad Arif Watto
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-07-31
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128018615
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The Aral Sea Basin

The Aral Sea Basin
  • Author : Stefanos Xenarios,Dietrich Schmidt-Vogt,Manzoor Qadir,Barbara Janusz-Pawletta,Iskandar Abdullaev
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-09-17
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 0128018615
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Summary : This book offers the first multidisciplinary overview of water resources issues and management in the Aral Sea Basin, covering both the Amu Darya and Syr Darya River Basins. The two main rivers of Amu Darya and Syr Darya and their tributaries comprise the Aral Sea Basin area and are the ...

Inclusive Development and Multilevel Transboundary Water Governance The Kabul River

Inclusive Development and Multilevel Transboundary Water Governance   The Kabul River
  • Author : Shakeel Hayat
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-30
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 0128018615
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Summary : The four decades long ideological-based insurgencies and conflict in the Kabul River Basin (KRB) have seriously hampered the relations and foreign policies of both Afghanistan and Pakistan. Consequently, it restricts them to solve various bilateral issues including transboundary waters. This lack of cooperation over shared water resources is one of ...

Water and Post Conflict Peacebuilding

Water and Post Conflict Peacebuilding
  • Author : Erika Weinthal,Jessica J. Troell,Mikiyasu Nakayama
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-02-24
  • Total pages : 526
  • ISBN : 0128018615
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Summary : Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after conflict and in preventing a return ...

Water Security and U S Foreign Policy

Water  Security and U S  Foreign Policy
  • Author : David Reed
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-06-26
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128018615
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Summary : The prosperity and national security of the United States depend directly on the prosperity and stability of both partner and competing countries around the world. Today, U.S. interests are under rising pressure from water scarcity, extreme weather events and water-driven ecological change in key geographies of strategic interest to ...

River Basin Organizations in Water Diplomacy

River Basin Organizations in Water Diplomacy
  • Author : Anoulak Kittikhoun,Susanne Schmeier
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-11-20
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0128018615
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Summary : Will tensions and disputes among states sharing international water courses and lakes turn into active conflicts? Addressing this question, the book shows that these concerns are more prominent due to the locations and underlying political dynamics of some of these large rivers and the strategic interests of major powers. Written ...

Imagining Industan

Imagining Industan
  • Author : Zafar Adeel,Robert G. Wirsing
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-10-20
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0128018615
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Summary : This volume calls upon over a dozen Indus observers to imagine a scenario for the Indus basin in which transboundary cooperation over water resources overcomes the insecurity arising from water dependence and scarcity. From diverse perspectives, its essays examine the potential benefits to be gained from revisiting the 1960 Indus Waters ...

River Basin Organizations in Water Diplomacy

River Basin Organizations in Water Diplomacy
  • Author : Anoulak Kittikhoun,Susanne Schmeier
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-11-19
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0128018615
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Summary : Will tensions and disputes among states sharing international water courses and lakes turn into active conflicts? Addressing this question, the book shows that these concerns are more prominent due to the locations and underlying political dynamics of some of these large rivers and the strategic interests of major powers. Written ...