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Volume 34, Issue 5

Special Issue: Hydropolitics and Conflict Management in Transboundary River Basins: China and its Neighbours

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Current Projects

Management of Transboundary Rivers, Lakes and Aquifers

International organizations can play an important role as mediators of conflicts on transboundary water bodies. However, except for Eugene Black, the former President of the World Bank, who played a critical role in the 1950s on forgi [...]

Research and Policy Publications

Managing Indonesian Haze: Complexities and Challenges

Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, Chapter of the book 'Pollution Across Borders: Transboun [...]

Exponential increase in land area used for oil palm cultivation in Indonesia has been possible primarily through the clearance of primary and secondary forests and other vegetative growths. As the population of Indonesia has increased, there has been pro [...]

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Political Dynamics and Water Supply in Hong Kong

Kris Hartley, Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas, 2018, Environmental Development, Volume 27 [...]

Management of environmental resources presents challenges across jurisdictional boundaries. In the case of river basins, multiple localities must coordinate water allocation, often across social, economic, and political contexts. As such, the scale of go [...]

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Dams and Human Development: Changing Societal Perceptions

Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, 2018, Hydropower & Dams Journal, pages 8-9

Societal perceptions on any issue change with time. Thus, it is no surprise that the overall attitudes and perceptions of the contributions of large dams to human development over the past 100 years have changed significantly, at national and internation [...]

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Building Sustainability

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  • Neighbors Wrangle over Water

    Interview to Prof Asit K. Biswas by CGTN, China.

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  • India’s Vanishing Waters

    How will India avoid a looming water crisis?

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  • What’s causing India’s water crisis?

    Indian cities will face water problems like nothing we have seen before.

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  • Most Cited Article Collection

    Read the IJWRD Most Cited Award winning articles for free

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  • Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

    National University of Singapore

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  • http://www.routledge.com/books/series/WATER/
  • Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    New and published books of the Series.

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  • Routledge Geography, Planning & Urban Studies

    Browse a selection of articles from some of our most influential auth [...]

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  • Series on Water Resources Development and Management

    New and forthcoming titles in the Series

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  • International Water Resources Association

    Editorial Team of the Water International Journal

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Efficient water management requires new knowledge and implementable solutions, as well as synthesis of current experiences from different parts of the world. The primary objective of the Centre is thus generation, synthesis and application of knowledge, and extensive global dissemination of the related information.