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Centre for Water and Development

Occasional Papers

These occasional papers were originally published by the SOAS-KCL Water Issues Group.

Occasional Papers by Topic: 

  1. Water, food and trade
  2. Institutions and institutional reform & EIA
  3. Financing water services
  4. Water management
  5. Economics
  6. Hydro-hegemony, social adaptive capacity, politics, and international relations
  7. Water quality

1) Water, food and trade 

3. Allan, J.A. 1997. 'Virtual Water': A Long Term Solution for Water Short Middle Eastern Economies?

10. Allan, J.A. 1999. Global Systems Ameliorate Local Droughts: Water, Food and Trade.

11. Turton, A.R. 1999. Precipitation, People, Pipelines and Power: Towards a 'Virtual Water' based Political Ecology Discourse.

16. Jobson, S. 1999. Water Stressed Regions: The Middle East and Southern Africa - Global Solutions.

33. Anton Earle, 2001, The role of virtual water in food security in Southern Africa

39. Seckler, David & Amarasinghe, Upali, 2001 (Temporary), Major problems in the global water-food nexus

45. Allan, J.A. 2002. Hydro-Peace in the Middle East: Why no Water Wars? A Case Study of the Jordan River Basin.
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46. Hakimian, H. 2003. Water Scarcity and Food Imports: An Empirical Investigation of the 'Virtual Water' Hypothesis in the MENA Region.

51. Allan, J.A. 2003. Virtual Water - the water, food, and trade nexus: useful concept or misleading metaphor?

57. Brichieri-Colombi, J.S.A., 2003. Food security, irrigation and water stress: logical chain or environmental myth?

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2) Institutions and institutional reform & EIA 

29. Wegerich, Kai, 2001, The potentials for success: Uzbek local water management

30. Wegerich, Kai, 2001, Institutional change: a theoretical approach

32. Wegerich, Kai, 2000, Water user associations in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan: study on conditions for sustainable development

40. Welle, Katharina, 2001, Contending discourses on 'partnership'. A comparative analysis of the rural water and sanitation sector in Ghana.

42. Linaweaver, Stephen, 2002. Catching the Boomerang: EIA, The World Bank, and Excess Accountability. A Case Study of the Bujagali Falls Hydropower Project - Uganda

53. Lee, Seungho, 2003. Expansion of the private sector in the Shanghai water sector

54. Lee, Seungho, 2003. Development of the civil realm in Shanghai environmental politics

58. Anne Cooper, 2002. Contending environmental discourses: multilateral agencies, social movements and water

62. Merrett, S., 2003, 'Virtual water' and Occam's razor

63. Merrett, S., 2003, 'Virtual water and the Kyoto consensus'

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3) Financing water services 

34. Sikandar Hasan, 2001, The privatisation process of water and sewerage services in an Asian metropolis: global politics, citizens' organisations and local poor; a case study of Karachi

35. Elhadj, Elie, 2001, Financing major water projects in the poorest economies

36. Elhadj, Elie, 2001, Islamic finance to aid water utilities

37. Geraldine Dalton, 2001, Private sector finance for water sector infrastructure: what does Cochabamba tell us about using this instrument?

38. Wegerich, Kai, 2001, Determining factors of local institutional change in countries in transition

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4) Water management 

2. Chatterton, L. & Chatterton, B. 1997. Closing a water resource - some policy considerations.

4. Turton, A.R. 1999. Water demand management: A case study from South Africa.

14. Lichtenthäler, G. & Turton, A.R. 1999. Water demand management, natural resource reconstruction and traditional value systems: A case study from Yemen.

24. Leung, K., 1999, Monitoring Qat with Earth observation data and geographic information system techniques in the region of Jabal Sabir, Ta'iz, The Republic of Yemen.

25. Kassa, Alemayehu, 1999, Drought risk monitoring for the Sudan.

26. Littlefair, Kim, 1999, Willingness to pay for water at the household level: individual financial responsibility for water consumption in rural Kerala

28. Wegerich, Kai, 2001, Not a simple path. A sustainable future for Central Asia

49. Saad A. Alghariani, 2003, Water transfer versus desalination in North Africa: sustainability and cost comparison AND Comments by The Center of Data, Studies and Researches of the Great Man-Made River Authority, 2004, Libya.

50. Allan, J.A., 2003, IWRM/IWRAM: a new sanctioned discourse?

55. Brichieri-Colombi, J.S.A., 2003, Uncertain futures and assertions of optimality: an analysis in relation to the river basin

60. Bandyopadhyay, J. & Perveen, S. 2003, The interlinking of Indian rivers: some questions on the scientific, economic and environmental dimensions of the proposal

66. Mankelow, John S. 2003, The implementation of the watershed development programme in Zangskar, Ladakh: Irrigation development, politics and society.

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5) Economics 

1. Merrett, S. The Regional Water Balance Statement: a new tool for water resources planning
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2. Regional Water Balance Spreadsheet 2 XL
3. Regional Water Balance Spreadsheet 3 XL
4. Regional Water Balance Spreadsheet 4 XL
5. Regional Water Balance Spreadsheet 5 XL
6. Regional Water Balance Spreadsheet 6 XL
7. Regional Water Balance Spreadsheet Change XL

26. Littlefair, Kim, 1999, Willingness to pay for water at the household level: individual financial responsibility for water consumption in rural Kerala

47. Elhadj, Elie, 2004, The household water crisis in Syria's Greater Damascus Region

48. Elhadj, Elie, 2004, Camels don't fly, deserts don't bloom: an assessment of Saudi Arabia's experiment in desert agriculture

56. Elhadj, Elie, 2004, Household water and sanitation services in Saudi Arabia: an analysis of economic, political and ecological issues

59. Perry, Chris, 2003, Water pricing: some important definitions and assumptions

64. Merrett, S., 2003, 'The urban market for farmer's water rights'

65. Caroline Sullivan et al, 2004, The Water Poverty Index: Development and application at the community scale

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6) Hydro-hegemony, social adaptive capacity, politics, and international relations 

5. Turton, A.R. 1999. Water and state sovereignty: The hydropolitical challenge for states in arid regions.

6. Turton, A.R. 1999. Sea of sand, land of water: A synopsis of some strategic developmental issues confronting the Okavango Delta.

7. Turton, A.R. 1999. Southern African hydropolitics: development trajectories of Zambezi basin states and South Africa.

8. Turton, A.R. 1999. Monopolization of access to a critical natural resource: The case of water in South Africa.

9. Turton, A.R. 1999. Water scarcity and social adaptive capacity: Towards an understanding of the social dynamics of managing water scarcity in developing countries.

12. Kibaroglu, A. Prospects for Cooperation in the Euphrates - Tigris River Basin.

15. Allan, J.A. 1999. Israel and water in the framework of the Arab-Israeli conflict.

17. Turton, A.R. and Ohlsson, L. 1999. Water scarcity and social stability: towards a deeper understanding of key concepts needed to manage water scarcity in developing countries.

18. Allan, J.A. 1999. Middle Eastern hydropolitics: interpreting constructed knowledge. A review article.

19. Leif Ohlsson, L. and Turton A.R., 1999. The turning of a screw: social resource scarcity as a bottle-neck in adaptation to water scarcity.

20. Allan, J.A. 1999, The Nile Basin: evolving approaches to Nile waters management.

21. Turton A.R., 1999, Water and social stability: the southern African dilemma.

22. Allan, J.A. 1999. Water in international systems: a risk society analysis of regional problemsheds & global hydrologies.

23. Mohieldeen, Yasir, 1999, Responses to water scarcity: social adaptive capacity and the role of environmental information. A case study from Ta'iz, Yemen.

27. Kunigk, Emmanuelle, 1998/99, Policy transformation and implementation in the water sector in Lebanon: the role of politics.

28. Wegerich, Kai, 2001, Not a simple path. A sustainable future for Central Asia

31. Jägerskog, Anders, 2001, The Jordan river basin: explaining interstate water co-operation through regime theory

41. Jägerskog, Anders, 2002, The sanctioned discourse - A crucial factor for understanding water policy in the Jordan River Basin.

43. C. A Sullivan, J.R Meigh & T.S Fediw, 2002, Derivation and Testing of the Water Poverty Index Phase 1- Final Report May 2002 (DFID) Accessing this file might take long time. Please save it to your disk first

44. Jayne Millar, 2002, The ability of the Maldives to cope with freshwater scarcity via the adaptive capacity of its political economy

52. Fischhendler, Itay , 2003, Can basin management be successfully ignored: the case of the US-Canada transboundary water

61. Jägerskog, Anders, 2003, Why states cooperate over shared water: The water negotiations in the Jordan River Basin

67. Jeroen Warner, 2004, Plugging the GAP. Working with Buzan: the Ilisu Dam as a security issue

70. Zeitoun, M. 2005. Hydro-hegemony theory

71. Daoudy, M. 2005. Turkey and the region: testing the links between power asymmetry and hydro-hegemony

72. Selby, J., 2005. The limits of realism in water conflict analysis

73. Cascao, A. 2005. The Nile Basin

74. Greco, F. 2005. The securitization of the Disi aquifer: a silent conflict between Jordan and Saudi Arabia

75. Philips, D. J. H., Attilli, S, McCaffrey, S. and Murray, J. 2005 Water and the Jordan River co-riparians: from zero-sum to positive sum game

76. Attili, S. 2005 Israel's hydro-hegemony

77. Turton, A. R. 2005. Hydro-hegemony in the context of the South African Cold War experience

78. Heyns, P. 2005 Managing a hydro-power impasse on the Kunene River

79. Allan, J.A. 2007. Third International Workshop on Hydro-Hegemony: Introductory orientation

80. Brouma A.D. 2007. Hydro Hydro-Hegemony across the division line: tales from Cyprus

81. Carles A, 2007. The Egyptian hydro-hegemony

82. Cascão A.E. 2007. Resistance and counter-hegemony in transboundary river basins

83. Cascão A.E. 2007. Resisting Hegemony on the Nile

84. Daoudy M, 2007. Conceptualizing and Disentangling Cooperation

85. Davidsen, P.A. 2007. Hydrosolidarity and the power of being good

86. Dombrowsky I, 2007. Hydrosolidarity and the power of being good

87. Saleh, S.M.K. 2007. Sudan's 'Midstream Doctrine'

88. Greco, F, 2007. The HydroHegemony discussion Group on the internet

89. Horta, K. 2007. Resisting Hydro Hegemony in Southern Africa: The Lesotho Highlands Water Project

90. Kistin, E. 2007. Critiquing Cooperation:The Dynamic Effects of Water Regimes

91. Kistin, E. & Phillips, D.J.H. 2007.  A Framework for Cooperation on International Agreements Concerning Trans-boundary Water Resources

92. Messerschmid, C. 2007. Hegemony & Counter-Hegemony over Shared Aquifers - The Palestinian Experience

93. Mirumachi, N. 2007. Introducing Transboundary Waters Interaction NexuS(TWINS): Model of Interaction Dynamics in Transboundary Waters

94. Selby, J. 2007. Beyond Hydro-Hegemony: Gramsci, the National, and the Trans-National

95. Warner, J. 2007. Hegemony and Power

96. Woodhouse, M. 2007. Hydro-hegemony - A practical approach

97. Zeitoun,M. 2007. Hydro-hegemony: Towards a Radical View of Transboundary Hydropolitics

98. Zeitoun,M. 2007. Practical agenda of hydro-hegemony

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7) Water quality 

13. Scarpa, D.S. The quality and sustainability of the water resources available to Arab villages to the west of the divide in the southern West Bank.

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