Skip to main content

Criteria for equitable allocations: the heart of international water conflict

Citation

Wolf, Aaron T, Criteria for equitable allocations: the heart of international water conflict: .

Summary

At the heart of most international water conflicts is the question of ?equitable? allocations, criteria for which are vague and often contradictory. However, application of an equitable water-sharing agreement along the volatile waterways of the globe is a prerequisite to hydropolitical stability. This article explores the question of equity measures for water-sharing agreements in the context of global hydropolitics and is divided into three parts. The Introduction provides a brief summary of the general principles of equitable allocations. The second part of the paper describes the practice of water resources allocations as exemplified in the Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Database - a computerized database of 149 treaties relating [...]

Contacts

Author :
Wolf, Aaron T

Communities

  • Upper Colorado River Basin

Tags

Provenance

From Source - Mendeley RIS Export <br> On - Wed Sep 19 08:12:57 MDT 2012

Additional Information

Identifiers

Type Scheme Key
Title Citation Criteria for equitable allocations: the heart of international water conflict

Citation Extension

citationTypeMendeley
noteNotes
tableOfContentsTable of Contents

Item Actions

View Item as ...

Save Item as ...

View Item...