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International Water Rights on the White Nile of the New State of South Sudan

International Water Rights on the White Nile of the New State of South Sudan

Source: Boston College International & Comparative Law Review, 2016

Author(s): Andreas K. Wendl

Countries: Egypt, South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/01/2017

 

The birth of South Sudan falls directly in the demarcation zone of the rivalry between downstream and upstream riparian states on the waters of the Nile River. The downstream states—Egypt and Sudan—stress their “natural and historic” rights to the entire flow of the Nile based on the 1959 Nile Agreement...

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Getting to the First Handshake: Enhancing Security by Initiating Cooperation in Transboundary River Basins

Getting to the First Handshake: Enhancing Security by Initiating Cooperation in Transboundary River Basins

Source: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 2015

Author(s): Jacob D. Petersen-Perlman and Aaron T. Wolf

Topics: Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/01/2017

 

How does transboundary water cooperation begin at the initial stages, and how can third parties help to foster said cooperation? Many nations with transboundary waters do not cooperate or have ceased cooperation. Yet cooperation often prevails, resulting in 688 water-related treaties signed from 1820 to 2007. We address the following:...

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The Ebb and Flow of Water Conflicts: A Case Study of India and Pakistan

The Ebb and Flow of Water Conflicts: A Case Study of India and Pakistan

Source: Springer, 2016

Author(s): Kristina Roic, Dustin Garrick, and Manzoor Qadir

Countries: India, Pakistan

Topics: Conflict Causes, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/01/2017

 

A growing body of evidence suggests that domestic water conflicts are not only more prevalent and violent than water conflicts at the international level, they can also have regional and international implications. Using India and Pakistan as a case study, this chapter explores how water conflicts within these two countries...

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Managing the Indus in a Warming World: The Potential for Transboundary Cooperation in Coping with Climate Change

Managing the Indus in a Warming World: The Potential for Transboundary Cooperation in Coping with Climate Change

Source: Springer, 2016

Author(s): David Michel

Countries: Afghanistan, China, India, Pakistan

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/01/2017

 

Decision-makers in Afghanistan, China, India, and Pakistan must reconcile a host of overlapping socioeconomic, ecological, and policy pressures to ensure their countries’ future water needs. Growing populations and expanding economies are driving rising water demands, even as environmental degradation and unsustainable consumption practices increasingly stretch the shared resources of the...

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Hydropolitics in Transboundary Water Conflict Cooperation

Hydropolitics in Transboundary Water Conflict Cooperation

Source: Springer, 2016

Author(s): Subash Prasad Rai, Aaron T. Wolf, Nayan Sharma, and Harinarayan Tiwari

Topics: Conflict Causes, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/01/2017

 

Water is a fundamental human need and key to economic development. Since the beginning of civilization, people have faced problems associated with river and freshwater sharing. To add on to the precarious situation, most of the freshwater rivers are transboundary rivers, i.e. they cross at least one political border, either...

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Imagining Industan

Imagining Industan

Source: Springer Nature, 2017

Author(s): Zafar Adeel and Robert G. Wirsing

Countries: Afghanistan, China, India, Indus River Basin, Pakistan

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/12/2016

 

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...

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The Water, Energy, and Food Security Nexus in the Arab Region

The Water, Energy, and Food Security Nexus in the Arab Region

Source: Springer Nature, 2017

Author(s): Kamel M. Amer, Zafar Adeel, Benno Böer, and Waleh Saleh

Countries: Middle East

Topics: Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/12/2016

 

This book investigates the need for a more open and interdisciplinary dialogue on the nexus of food, water and energy security in the Arab region. It argues that achieving sustainable economic development is irretrievably tied to the security of the water–energy–food nexus, which is in turn essential for bringing about...

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Water Security, Cooperation and Conflict

Water Security, Cooperation and Conflict

Source: Geneva Centre for Security Policy, 2016

Author(s): David Michel

Countries: Armenia, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, El Salvador, Guatemala

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/12/2016

 

Growing populations and economies, unsustainable consumption practices and mounting environmental challenges are exerting increasing pressure on the world’s freshwater resources. Many observers fear that impending shortfalls between rising demand and shifting supplies could foster sharpened competition among nations or communities attempting to secure increasingly scarce water resources. History furnishes little evidence...

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North Korea and Green Diplomacy -- An Opportunity for Peace Building?

North Korea and Green Diplomacy -- An Opportunity for Peace Building?

Source: Environmental Law and Policy, 2016

Author(s): Saleem Ali and Rakhyun E. Kim

Countries: China, North Korea, Russia, South Korea

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/12/2016

 

International environmental agreements have historically been considered to be in the realm of “low politics”, disconnected from the “high politics” of war and peace. There is growing evidence, however, suggesting that, if the issues are framed appropriately with a scientific exchange, and mediation, ecological factors can foster cooperation between perceived...

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The Political Context of Conflict and Cooperation over International River Basins

The Political Context of Conflict and Cooperation over International River Basins

Source: Water International, 2009

Author(s): Frederick W. Frey

Topics: Conflict Causes, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 21/11/2016

 

Along with land and air, water is the most vital human resource. It also is scarce, maldistributed and often shared internationally. Hence, it is frequently the focus of serious conflict among nations, especially the riparians of transnational rivers. Population growth and economic development exacerbate these conjlictual tendencies. A predictive theory of...

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