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Integrated Water Resources Management in the Mediterranean Region

Dialogue towards new strategy

Choukr-Allah, Redouane, Ragab, Ragab, Rodriguez-Clemente, Rafael (Eds.)

2012, XIV, 366 p.

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  • Clear explanation of the importance of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) as the way forward towards food, water, and energy security
  • Information to effectively manage the limited water resources
  • Valuable information for Scientists, Farmers, Researchers, Extension Services and Students

This volume has 4 parts with 18 contributions and puts great emphasis on the importance of Integrated Water Resources Management IWRM as the way forward towards food, water, and energy security. It offers a ways and means to better manage the limited water resources; using the water more efficiently; adopting new policies in order to cope with climate change and the drought events; increasing water supply through the use of non conventional water resources, especially waste water; adopting stakeholders participation and information exchange and raising the of public awareness of the value of water.  An informative book for all those involved in all aspects of water resources containing valuable information to scientists, researchers, farmers, extension services, students and the public at large.

Content Level » Upper undergraduate

Keywords » Climate change - Integrated Water Resources Management - Mediterranean - Water Management - Water Pollution and Reuse

Related subjects » Agriculture - Environmental Management - Global Change - Climate Change - Pollution and Remediation - Systems Biology and Bioinformatics - Water Policy, Governance, and Management

Table of contents 

Preface. Foreword.
PART I. IWRM IN THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION
Transboundary IWRM Attempts in the Mediterranean Emphasis on the Drin River Case and the Involvement of Stakeholders; Michael Scoullos
Integrated water management in Tunisia: Meeting the climate change challenges; N. Omrani* and M. Ouessar
Improving Agricultural Water Productivity: A viable response to water scarcity in the dry areas; Theib Y. Oweis
Conceptual Frame on Technological Perspective for Water Resources Management in the Mediterranean Region; Ayman Rabi, Isabel Martin, Rafael Rodriguez
PART II. WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT UNDER CLIMATE AND LAND USE CHANGES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION
Water Resources Management under Possible Future Climate and Land Use Changes. The application of the Integrated Hydrological Modelling System, IHMS; R. Ragab, J. Bromley, D. R. D Agostino, N. Lamaddalena , G. Trisorio Luizzi, G. Dörflinger , S. Katsikides , S. Montenegro  and  A. Montenegro
Challenges and Issues on Measuring, Modelling and Managing the Water Resources under Changing Climate and Land Use; Ragab Ragab
Water Valuation in Agriculture in the Souss-Massa Basin (Morocco); Fouad Elame and Rachid Doukkali
PART III. NON CONVENTIONAL WATER MANAGEMENTS AND POLLUTION CONTROL
Perspectives of Wastewater Reuse in the Mediterranean Region; Redouane Choukr-Allah
Wastewater Production, Treatment and Reuse around the Mediterranean Region: Current Status and Main Drivers; Maite Guardiola-Claramonte, Toshio Sato, Redouane Choukr-Allah, and Manzoor Qadir
Pollution and Measures towards De-Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea; Rasha El-Kholy , Aiman El-Saadi , and Alaa El-Din Abdin
Recycling and reuse of treated waste water: challenges and perspectives. The example of the Júcar River Basin District and the Albufera Lake; Javier Ferrer PoloPART IV. WATER POLICIES, GOVERNANCE AND SOCIAL ISSUES
Mediterranean Water Outlook: Perspective on Policies & Water Management in Arab Countries; Khaled M. AbuZeid
Identifying risks, actions and opportunities for a water long term strategy in the Mediterranean; Rafael Rodríguez-Clemente and Ana Hidalgo López
Mediterranean Water Policies Conceptual frame; Gaëlle Nion
Effective water governance and how to achieve; A. Hamdy and R. Choukr-Allah
Water and Food Security in the Arab Region; Safwat Abdel-Dayem and Rachael McDonnell
Analysis of Gender Roles Related to Water Resources Management in the Case of App Fruit Tree Planting Project in the Béni Mellal Area; F. Mosseddaq, D.J. Mulla and Viviane Ndamba Faye
Integrated Participatory Water Resources Management and Water Governance; Doris Schnepf and Stephan Lutter
Violence, the Bitit Canal and the Nile Basin: An Asymmetric Comparison; Jack Kalpakian, Ahmed Legrouri, Fatima Ejekki, Khalid Doudou, Fouad Berrada, Abdelkrim Ouardaoui, and Driss Kettani
General Conclusions. Acknowledgements.  List of Abbreviations.

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