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Assessing Global Water Megatrends

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This book highlights what are likely to be the future megatrends in the water sector and why and how they should be incorporated to improve water governance in the coming decades. In this first ever book on megatrends for the water sector, 22 leading world experts from different disciplines representing academia, business, government, national and international organisations discuss what the major megatrends of the future are and how they will radically change water governance in the coming decades.
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1. Nestlé and Its Response to Megatrends in Water, by Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
2. Megatrends in water - shift in water thinking crucial for realistic planning of Sub-Saharan future, by Malin Falkenmark
3. Harvesting Experience to Support Sustainable Urban Water Management, by Janet G. Hering and Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy
4. Future Water Management Needs in Indian Agriculture: Many-a-Myth, by Dinesh Kumar
5. Water: a megatrends perspective, by Philippe Rohner
6. Population Megatrends and Water Management by 2050: Bustering Five Common Myths, by Olli Varis
7. The Future of Water Resource Recovery, by James W. Hotchkies
8. Smart Water and Water Megatrend Management and Mitigation, by David A. Lloyd Owen
9. Megatrends in Shared Waters in 2030 and Beyond, by Melissa McCracken, Laura Peters and Aaron Wolf
10. Megatrends in the Hindu Kush Himalaya: climate change, urbanization and migration and its implications for water, energy and food, by Aditi Mukherji, Christopher Scott, David Molden
11. Policy options for reducing water for agriculture in Saudi Arabia without further compromising food security or aggregate farmer revenues, by Christopher Napoli, Ben Wise, David Wogan and Lama Yaseen
12. How does Singapore do it? Turning Water Scarcity into a Virtue, by Peter Joo Hee Ng
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Dr. Cecilia Tortajada is Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Water Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore. The main focus of her work at present is on the future of the world¿s water, especially in terms of water, food, energy and environmental securities through coordinated policies.  She has been an advisor to major international institutions like FAO, UNDP, JICA, ADB, OECD, IDRC and GIZ, and has worked in countries in Africa, Asia, North and South America and Europe on water and natural resources and environment-related policies. She is member of the OECD Initiative in Water Governance.

 

She is a past President of the International Water Resources Association (2007-2009) and an honorary member of the IWRA. Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Water Resources Development and Editor of book series on Water Resources Development and Management of Springer. She is also editor of Springer Briefs on Case Studies on Sustainable Development and on Water Science and Technology; and member of series Advisory Board of Springer Briefs in Earth Sciences, Geography & Earth System Sciences. She is the author and editor of more than 30 books by major international publishers. Her work has been translated into Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese and Spanish languages.
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Asit K. Biswas is the Founder and Chief Executive of the Third World Centre for Water Management, Mexico. He is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore, and Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar.

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Singapur
21.01.2018
Springer Verlag
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