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date: 25 August 2019

Transboundary Water Issues (China and India: Assessing Sustainability)  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Jakerul ABEDINJakerul ABEDIN

In the absence of an internationally accredited global regulatory framework to address transboundary water rights, unilateral approaches and fragmented bilateral cooperation make overexploited water resources more vulnerable than ever. Transboundary water issues must consider the hydrological cycle as well as geological, geographical, geopolitical, ecological, and climatic impacts, as well as a user’s legal right to water. Multilateral regulatory and integrated institutional management planning by riparian states is necessary to make the water in Asia and elsewhere secure and environmentally sound. ...

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