“Impacts of Mega-conferences on the Water Sector,” a book compiled and edited by Asit Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada and published by Springer takes a hard look at the mega-events that bring thousands of people together purportedly to discuss the water issues of the world.
Are these mega-conferences improving water management practices so that objectives like economic efficiency, improved quality of life, poverty alleviation and environmental conservation are being better fulfilled compared to the case if they had not taken place, ask the editors.
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