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Transboundary water governance and international actors in South Asia : the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin / Paula Hanasz.

By: Hanasz, Paula [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Earthscan studies in water resource management.Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018Description: xi, 191 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781138097544 (hbk.).Subject(s): Water-supply -- Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region -- Management | Water-supply -- Law and legislation -- South Asia | Water resources development -- Law and legislation -- South Asia | International rivers -- Law and legislation -- South Asia | International lakes -- Law and legislation -- South AsiaDDC classification: 333.916209541 HAN
Contents:
International actors in the resolution of transboundary water conflicts -- Legacies and challenges for water governance in the Ganges-Brahmaputra problemshed -- The transboundary water governance agenda in the Ganges-Brahmaputra problemshed -- Why are international actors interested in the Ganges-Brahmaputra problemshed? -- Normative claims of international actors -- From water conflict to water cooperation through the World Bank? -- Mixed reactions to foreign-led initiatives from Riparian stakeholders -- Obstacles to positive water interaction in the Ganges-Brahmaputra problemshed -- The small issue of the big brother; the effect of India's hydro-hegemony -- Limitations of foreign-led approaches -- Structural challenges in the global system of foreign aid -- Insights for international actors in the Ganges-Brahmaputra problemshed and beyond.
Summary: "International organizations such as the World Bank began to intervene in the transboundary water governance of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basin in the mid-2000s, and the South Asia Water Initiative (SAWI) is its most ambitious project in this regard. This book identifies factors that contribute to water conflicts and that detract from water cooperation in this region, including shedding light on how international organisation affect transboundary water interactions" --
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

International actors in the resolution of transboundary water conflicts -- Legacies and challenges for water governance in the Ganges-Brahmaputra problemshed -- The transboundary water governance agenda in the Ganges-Brahmaputra problemshed -- Why are international actors interested in the Ganges-Brahmaputra problemshed? -- Normative claims of international actors -- From water conflict to water cooperation through the World Bank? -- Mixed reactions to foreign-led initiatives from Riparian stakeholders -- Obstacles to positive water interaction in the Ganges-Brahmaputra problemshed -- The small issue of the big brother; the effect of India's hydro-hegemony -- Limitations of foreign-led approaches -- Structural challenges in the global system of foreign aid -- Insights for international actors in the Ganges-Brahmaputra problemshed and beyond.

"International organizations such as the World Bank began to intervene in the transboundary water governance of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basin in the mid-2000s, and the South Asia Water Initiative (SAWI) is its most ambitious project in this regard. This book identifies factors that contribute to water conflicts and that detract from water cooperation in this region, including shedding light on how international organisation affect transboundary water interactions" --

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