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South Asian Rivers : A Framework for Cooperation.

By: Ahmed, Imtiaz.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.The Anthropocene: Politik--Economics--Society--Science Ser: Publisher: Cham : Springer, 2017Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (118 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319673745.Subject(s): Environmental law--United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: South Asian Rivers : A Framework for CooperationDDC classification: 344.73045999999999 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- Contents -- 1 Introduction -- 2 National and International Legal Aspects of River Water Sharing: The South Asian Experience -- 2.1 River Water Sharing in South Asia: Domestic Legal and Policy Framework -- 2.2 Protecting Water Resources: The South Asian Constitutional Context -- 2.3 Legal and Policy Framework -- 2.3.1 National Policies -- 2.3.2 Institutional Arrangements -- 2.3.3 Exclusion of Formal Domestic Adjudication -- 2.4 Concepts of 'Cooperation' and 'Good Faith' -- 2.4.1 Historical Context of Prescriptive Rights -- 2.4.2 Rule of Priority of Appropriation -- 2.4.3 Rule of Equitable Apportionment -- 2.5 Evolution of River Water Sharing Norms Under International Law -- 2.5.1 The Harmon Doctrine -- 2.5.2 Joint Mechanisms and Joint Commissions -- 2.5.3 Efforts Towards Codification -- 2.5.4 The Institute of International Law (L'Institut de Droit International) -- 2.5.5 Helsinki Rules -- 2.5.6 The 1997 United Nations Convention -- 2.6 Conclusion -- 3 Agreements and Institutions Related to Shared Rivers within South Asia and Beyond -- 3.1 Agreements on Shared Rivers Waters Negotiated by India and Nepal -- 3.1.1 The Sarada Barrage Agreement -- 3.1.2 The Koshi Project Agreement -- 3.1.3 The Gandak Irrigation and Power Project Agreement -- 3.1.3.1 Key Elements -- 3.1.4 The Tanakpur Barrage Agreement -- 3.1.5 The Treaty on the Integrated Development of the Mahakali River -- 3.2 Agreements Between Bangladesh and India -- 3.2.1 Agreements on the Sharing of the Ganges Flows -- 3.2.2 The Treaty on the Sharing of the Ganga/Ganges Waters at Farakka (12 December 1996) -- 3.2.3 Bangladesh-India Dispute over the Teesta and Other Shared Rivers -- 3.2.4 The India-Pakistan Agreement on the Indus River Basin: The Indus Waters Treaty (IWT), 1960 -- 3.2.4.1 Key Elements of the IWT -- 3.2.4.2 Implementation of IWT.
3.2.4.3 Future Prospects -- 3.2.5 Agreements and Institutions Related to Shared Trans-Boundary Rivers Beyond South Asia -- 3.2.5.1 The Mekong Commission -- 3.2.5.2 The Nile Basin Initiative -- 3.2.5.3 The Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO) -- 3.3 Recommendations and Conclusions -- References -- 4 Transboundary Waters: Why Does the People's Voice Lack Collective Echo? -- 4.1 The Omission of Commissions -- 4.2 The Muted Multiple Voices -- 4.3 The Water Manifesto -- 4.4 Attitudes to Water in South Asia -- 4.5 Water Voices -- 4.6 Can Scarcity Trigger Cooperation? -- 4.7 Can Trade Reduce Conflict? -- 4.8 Could Cultural Threads Promote Interwoven Accords? -- 4.9 Conclusion -- 5 Trans-Boundary Water Governance in South Asia: The Beginning of a New Journey -- 5.1 Resource Base -- 5.2 Changing Political Geography and Transboundary Trajectories -- 5.3 Natural System and Diverse Water Uses -- 5.4 Reflections on Policy Processes -- 5.5 Emerging Challenges -- 5.6 Discard the A-Hydrological Notion that Flowing River Water is Wasted -- 5.7 Make Water Studies Inter-Disciplinary -- 5.8 Nurture Plural Perspectives -- 5.9 Institutionalize Multi-stakeholder Dialogue Platforms -- 5.10 Conclusion -- About the University of Dhaka -- About the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association -- About the Editor -- About the Contributors -- Index.
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Intro -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- Contents -- 1 Introduction -- 2 National and International Legal Aspects of River Water Sharing: The South Asian Experience -- 2.1 River Water Sharing in South Asia: Domestic Legal and Policy Framework -- 2.2 Protecting Water Resources: The South Asian Constitutional Context -- 2.3 Legal and Policy Framework -- 2.3.1 National Policies -- 2.3.2 Institutional Arrangements -- 2.3.3 Exclusion of Formal Domestic Adjudication -- 2.4 Concepts of 'Cooperation' and 'Good Faith' -- 2.4.1 Historical Context of Prescriptive Rights -- 2.4.2 Rule of Priority of Appropriation -- 2.4.3 Rule of Equitable Apportionment -- 2.5 Evolution of River Water Sharing Norms Under International Law -- 2.5.1 The Harmon Doctrine -- 2.5.2 Joint Mechanisms and Joint Commissions -- 2.5.3 Efforts Towards Codification -- 2.5.4 The Institute of International Law (L'Institut de Droit International) -- 2.5.5 Helsinki Rules -- 2.5.6 The 1997 United Nations Convention -- 2.6 Conclusion -- 3 Agreements and Institutions Related to Shared Rivers within South Asia and Beyond -- 3.1 Agreements on Shared Rivers Waters Negotiated by India and Nepal -- 3.1.1 The Sarada Barrage Agreement -- 3.1.2 The Koshi Project Agreement -- 3.1.3 The Gandak Irrigation and Power Project Agreement -- 3.1.3.1 Key Elements -- 3.1.4 The Tanakpur Barrage Agreement -- 3.1.5 The Treaty on the Integrated Development of the Mahakali River -- 3.2 Agreements Between Bangladesh and India -- 3.2.1 Agreements on the Sharing of the Ganges Flows -- 3.2.2 The Treaty on the Sharing of the Ganga/Ganges Waters at Farakka (12 December 1996) -- 3.2.3 Bangladesh-India Dispute over the Teesta and Other Shared Rivers -- 3.2.4 The India-Pakistan Agreement on the Indus River Basin: The Indus Waters Treaty (IWT), 1960 -- 3.2.4.1 Key Elements of the IWT -- 3.2.4.2 Implementation of IWT.

3.2.4.3 Future Prospects -- 3.2.5 Agreements and Institutions Related to Shared Trans-Boundary Rivers Beyond South Asia -- 3.2.5.1 The Mekong Commission -- 3.2.5.2 The Nile Basin Initiative -- 3.2.5.3 The Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO) -- 3.3 Recommendations and Conclusions -- References -- 4 Transboundary Waters: Why Does the People's Voice Lack Collective Echo? -- 4.1 The Omission of Commissions -- 4.2 The Muted Multiple Voices -- 4.3 The Water Manifesto -- 4.4 Attitudes to Water in South Asia -- 4.5 Water Voices -- 4.6 Can Scarcity Trigger Cooperation? -- 4.7 Can Trade Reduce Conflict? -- 4.8 Could Cultural Threads Promote Interwoven Accords? -- 4.9 Conclusion -- 5 Trans-Boundary Water Governance in South Asia: The Beginning of a New Journey -- 5.1 Resource Base -- 5.2 Changing Political Geography and Transboundary Trajectories -- 5.3 Natural System and Diverse Water Uses -- 5.4 Reflections on Policy Processes -- 5.5 Emerging Challenges -- 5.6 Discard the A-Hydrological Notion that Flowing River Water is Wasted -- 5.7 Make Water Studies Inter-Disciplinary -- 5.8 Nurture Plural Perspectives -- 5.9 Institutionalize Multi-stakeholder Dialogue Platforms -- 5.10 Conclusion -- About the University of Dhaka -- About the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association -- About the Editor -- About the Contributors -- Index.

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