International Review for Environmental Strategies: Sustainable Freshwater Resource Management

Volume 3 Number 2 Winter2002
Policy Report
International Review for Environmental Strategies: Sustainable Freshwater Resource Management

Water shortages and water related problems in Asia are increasingly attracting concern. Ahead of the Third World Water Forum (WWF3), this issue of IRES, featuring on the sustainable management of freshwater resources, introduces issues and challenges in Asia and provides invaluable suggestions to future research.


-Current Status and Future Trends in Freshwater Management
by Ryutaro Hashimoto
-Regional Issues and Actions for Sustainable Water Management in the Asia-Pacific Wouter by Lincklaen Arriens
-Water Resources and Rice Paddy Cultivation in the Asian Monsoon Region
by Shigetaka Taniya
-Common Problems in Water Supply and Sanitation in Developing Countries
by Hidetoshi Kitawaki
-International Collaboration on Water Systems in Asia and the Pacific: A Case of Transition by Mikiyasu Nakayama

-Freshwater Resources Management in China: Case Study of the Yellow River Basin
by Changming Liu and Hongxing Zheng
-Climate Variability and Change-and Freshwater Management
by Pavel Kabat, R.E. Schulze, M.E. Hellmuth, J.A. Veraart and Roberto Lenton

-Local Reform for Community Forest and Fisheries Management in Kampong Speu and Kampong Chnnang
by Bashiru M. Koroma
-Issues and Future Policy Direction in Trade and Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific
by Kenichi Imai

-The Role of Solar Photovoltatics in the Sustainable Development of Mongolia
by Nachin Dashnyam
-Bhutan's Current Environmental Strategy: Sustainable development through reciprocity, equity and participation
by Dipayan Dey

-World Water Vision-Making Water Everybody's Business
by William J. Cosgrove and Frank R. Rijsberman (Reviewed by Yutaka Takahasi)
-Dams and Development-A New Framework for Decision-Making
by the World Commission on Dam (Reviewed by Yutaka Takahasi)
-Strategic Environmental Assessment in Transport and Land Use Planning
by Thomas B. Fischer (Reviewed by Shobhakar Dhakal)
-Environmental Policy in the European Union-Actors, Institutions and Processes
edited by Andrew Jordan (Reviewed by Seiler-Hausmann)
-World in Transition 2: New Structures for Global Environmental Policy
by the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) (Reviewed by Naoko Matsumoto)
-Climate Change: from a fossil to a solar culture
by Carl Amery and Hermann Scheer (Reviewed by Axel Michaelowa)


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