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Administration of water resources in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Administration of water resources in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Published by United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean in [Santiago, Chile?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Water resources development -- Government policy -- Latin America.,
    • Water-supply -- Government policy -- Latin America.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1696.5.L37 A36 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 139 p. ;
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1338430M
      LC Control Number92222427

      Conflict and Natural Resources: Is the Latin American and Caribbean Region Different from the Rest of the World? Michael Ross* Oil-rich countries have civil wars at significantly higher rates than oil-poor countries. While other studies have demonstrated this pattern at a global level, this chapter demonstrates. Integrated Water Resources Management. The countries of the hemisphere share over 70 major transboundary river basins. In this context, the DSD primary objectives are to support Member States in their efforts to improve the management, conservation, and sustainable use of water resources by promoting social and economic growth. This report addresses multilevel governance challenges in water policy in the Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) and identifies good practices for co-ordinating water across ministries, between levels of government, and across local and regional actors. A Proposed Strategy to Encourage and Facilitate Improved Water Resources Management in Latin America and the Caribbean, by William Lord and Morris Israel, with the assistance of Douglas Kenney.


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