Water resources management in developing countries and the role of world bank

I. Kaan Tuncok, Larry Mays, John Briscoe

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Abstract

Water is an important element for life and a vital factor to economic and social development of countries. It carries an increasing importance for the developing countries in the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Central Asia; because of their rapid population growth, urbanization and limited renewable resources. A well-defined framework to analyze policies and options would help determine water resources management policies for these countries. The World Bank, during the past three decades has contributed to the development of management tools suitable to the countries' needs for resources and capacities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationWRPMD 1999
Subtitle of host publicationPreparing for the 21st Century
PublisherAmerican Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
ISBN (Print)0784404305, 9780784404300
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999
Event29th Annual Water Resources Planning and Management Conference, WRPMD 1999 - Tempe, AZ, United States
Duration: Jun 6 1999Jun 9 1999

Publication series

NameWRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century

Other

Other29th Annual Water Resources Planning and Management Conference, WRPMD 1999
CountryUnited States
CityTempe, AZ
Period6/6/996/9/99

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications

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    Tuncok, I. K., Mays, L., & Briscoe, J. (1999). Water resources management in developing countries and the role of world bank. In WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century (WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century). American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). https://doi.org/10.1061/40430(1999)116