Governing the Nile River basin : the search for a new legal regime / Mwangi S. Kimenyi and John Mukum Mbaku.

The effective and efficient management of water is a major problem, not just for economic growth and development in the Nile River basin, but also for the peaceful coexistence of the millions of people who live in the region. Of critical importance to the people of this part of Africa is the reasona...

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Main Authors: Kimenyi, Mwangi S., 1956- (Author), Mbaku, John Mukum, 1950- (Author)
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2015]
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Summary:The effective and efficient management of water is a major problem, not just for economic growth and development in the Nile River basin, but also for the peaceful coexistence of the millions of people who live in the region. Of critical importance to the people of this part of Africa is the reasonable, equitable and sustainable management of the waters of the Nile River and its tributaries. Written by scholars trained in economics and law, and with significant experience in African political economy, this book explores new ways to deal with conflict over the allocation of the waters of the Nil.
Item Description:"Written by scholars trained in economics and law, and with significant experience in African political economy, this book explores new ways to deal with conflict over the allocation of the waters of the Nile River and its tributaries. The monograph provides policymakers in the Nile River riparian states and other stakeholders with practical and effective policy options for dealing with what has become a very contentious problem--the effective management of the waters of the Nile River. The analysis is quite rigorous but also extremely accessible"--Publisher's website.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xi, 146 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages133-139) and index.
ISBN:9780815726562
0815726562