The Hydropolitics of Africa

The Hydropolitics of Africa

A Contemporary Challenge

eBook - 2007
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This collection of 14 papers drawn from a 2006 meeting sponsored by Cornell U. offers a variety of approaches to the dynamics of hydropolitics in Africa, including technical methods, legal and political arrangements, and social policies. Topics include the geopolitics and geo-economics of water, the three-nation struggles on the Nile and a framework for management of the river, risk factors for transmission of diseases, a history of trans-boundary water law, sustainable rural water supply management, preventative diplomacy, water and sanitation for the poor, livestock and food security, post-dam rehabilitation, and small reservoir projects, along with reports from South Africa, the Volta Basin, and the West African riparian states. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2007
ISBN: 9781443802277
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 344 pages) : illustrations, maps
Additional Contributors: Kitissou, Marcel
Cornell University


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