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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

The pending water crisis

published at : Land, sea and human effort

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

OUDSHOORN H.M. (1) ;
(1) Univ. of Tecnhnology, Univ., Delft, PAYS-BAS

Abstract

Recent investigations conclude that there are many areas where the demands are growing beyond water availability and problems arise from intensive withdrawals, mismanagement, or simply low availability. Water demand is no longer an evident necessity but is one of the claims to be subjected to decision making. Managing the demand of water in the framework of the objectives of a national socio-economic development plan is a challenge in the water planning process. This planning requires strong mechanisms and political involvement at the national level and a strong social support at the local level

Source

Thematical fascicle

published at : GeoJournal / ISSN 0343-2521 / CODEN GEOJDQ

Editor : Springer, Heidelberg - ALLEMAGNE (1977)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 42, no 1 [pp. 27-38]

Bibliographic references : 10 ref.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17887

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