Water, Conflict and Cooperation

Author(s): Carius, Alexander; Dabelko, Geoffrey; Wolf, Aaron

Published by: The UN and Environmental Security Policy Brief

Published in: January, 2001

Format: report

Region: Central Asia

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Abstract:

In politically unsettled regions, water is often essential to regional development negotiations that serve as de facto conflict-prevention strategies. The UN system and its partners have ripe opportunities to capitalize on water’s cooperation promise while undercutting its conflict potential.

Topics: IWRM,  Transboundary Water Management,  

Keywords: IWRM,  Transboundary water issues,