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Integrated Water Resource Management in the Kurdistan Region $89.00
Authors: Almas Heshmati (Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea) 
Book Description:
This book examines the current economic practices of water management in the Southern Kurdistan Region (SKR) and suggests ways to change environmental conditions to encourage the region’s decision makers to pursue sustainable resource development through interstate and within Kurdistan Region KRG-consumers’ co-operation. The focus is on:
• making a comparative study of water resources between Iraq, its neighboring countries, MENA and the world averages,
• conducting a sector analysis to identify and quantify available water resources, the needs and sub-optimality in their uses,
• analyzing current allocation of water and quantifying and suggesting necessary reductions in wasteful use of water resources,
• designing water policies and suggesting measures that improve regional water planning and management practices,
• developing techniques and models in the projection of demand, supply and future utilization patterns and quantification of the water gap,
• suggesting alternatives for provision of water to areas facing scarcity on the basis of sustainable long-term and minimum cost solutions,
• suggesting necessary mechanisms for approaching interstate cooperation and for participating in the building of interregional institutions,
• proposing economically and environmentally optimal practices for within region and interstate cooperation and resource management, and
• suggesting opportunities for increased government investment in the development and management of the water market.

Table of Contents:
Foreword by the Minister of Water Resources

Acknowledgments

1. Introduction and background to the project
1.1 Background to the problem
1.2 The objectives of this study
1.3 Implementation of this project
1.4 Organization of the project
1.5 Structure of the project

2. Review of the literature on economics and management of water resources
2.1 Introduction
2.2 The EU water framework directive
2.3 Hydro-politics and water sharing conflicts resolution
2.3. 1 Measures in water resource disputes
2.4 Urban water management price and investment policies
2.5 Irrigation externalities and control mechanisms
2.6 Economic and environmental advantages of waste water re-use
2.7 Models and methods used in evaluation of policies, pricing and forecasts
2.8 Summary and conclusion

3. A comparative regional study of water resources
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Indicators of water resources
3.3 Summary of the comparative regional study

4. Kurdistan Region water resources in an historical and regional perspectives
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Groundwater in Kurdistan Region
4.3 Surface water
4.4 Dams and Reservoirs
4.5 Waste water treatment
4.6 Summary of water resources

5. Current state of water resources in Kurdistan Region
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Sources of water resources
5.3 Quantities of water resources
5.4 Current allocation of water user by sub-sectors
5.5 Optimality in allocation of water by users
5.6 Summary of sources and quantities of water

6. Characteristics of the main consumers of water resources
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Development of the agricultural sector
6.3 Development of industrial sector
6.4 Development of recreational, tourism and other services
6.5 Development of population and its concentration
6.6 Gender and water resources
6.7 Summary of main users of water resources

7. A new water resources plan and policies for the Kurdistan Region
7.1 Introduction to water plan and policies
7.2 Public infrastructure and investments in water resources
7.3 Water resource laws and regulations
7.4 Water resource statistics and quality monitoring
7.5 Periodical and serial publications on water resources
7.6 Annual forecasts for supply and demand of water
7.7 Realities of economic development in the region
7.8 Self-sufficiency and vulnerability in use of water
7.9 A proposed new water resources plan and policies
7.10 Resources needed and costs to implement the policies
7.11 Summary of water resources plan and policies

8. Summary and conclusions of integrated water resources management in the Kurdistan Region
8.1 The background and objectives
8.2 Previous research on water resources
8.3 The MENA regions water conditions
8.4 The region’s water conditions in historical perspective
8.5 Current state of water resources in the region
8.6 Main consumers of water resources in the region
8.7 Water plan and policies and recommendations
9. Summary and conclusions of integrated water resources management in the Kurdistan Region

10. An Introduction to the Ministry of Water Resources
10.1 Background history
10.2 The Ministry of Water Resources
10.3 The objectives to be carried out
10.4 The Minister’s functions and power
10.5 Some strategic objectives of MOWR
10.6 Problems facing MOWR and their possible remedies
Organizational chart of the MOWR

Index

   Series:
      Water Resource Planning, Development and Management
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2009, 2nd quarter
   Pages: 225 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61728-524-0
   Status: AV
  
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