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Sustainable Climate Action and Water Management
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Sustainable Climate Action and Water Management (Hardback)

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This book discusses various issues relating to water resources, climate change and sustainable development. Water is the main driving force behind three major pillars of sustainable development: environmental, social and economic. As stated in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, development of these pillars rests on the availability and management of resources to fulfill the demand for water. By identifying the various challenges in the context of water resources and climate change, the book offers insights into achieving a better and more sustainable future. It provides a unique forum for practitioners and academics to exchange ideas on emerging issues, approaches, and practices in the area of water resources, climate change, and sustainability, while also presenting valuable information for policymakers on the changing contours of water management and climate change mitigation. As such it is a useful resource for decision-makers at the local as well as the global level.

Natural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentManagement of land & natural resourcesScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesHydrology & the hydrosphere Publisher: Springer Verlag, Singapore Publication Date: 08/09/2021 ISBN-13: 9789811582363  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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R. K. Mishra is a Senior Professor, Director of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) , and Subir Raha Chair Professor at the Institute of Public Enterprise in India. He is a graduate of the International Management Programme, SDA Bocconi, Milan, Italy, and a Fellow of the British Council and Commonwealth Secretariat. He has completed research at the London Business School and the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris, and has taught at the University of Bradford, UK. He was a Visiting Professor at the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris; the University of Technology Mara, Malaysia; and the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He has handled assignments for various ministries of the Government of India. He is on the board of several public companies and on the expert panel of the Performance Management Division to evaluate the performance of various ministries of the Government of India. R. B. Singh is a Professor and Head of Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. He is the first Indian and second Asian to be elected Secretary-General and Treasurer of the International Geographical Union. He is currently Chair of the Research Council, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Government of India. He is also a member of the International Science Council (ISC) Scientific Committee and elected President of the Earth System Science Section of the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA). He has published 15 books, 35 edited volumes, and more than 235 research papers in journals. UNESCO/ISSC (Paris) awarded him the Research and Study Grants Award in Social and Human Sciences. He was also awarded a prestigious Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Research Fellowship at Hiroshima in 2013 and several travel fellowships, and he has received other forms of support from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), among others. Anupama Dubey is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Public Enterprise. She is a postgraduate of Allahabad University and holds M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in the area of water conservation and management from the Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University. She has more than ten years of teaching, research, and training experience. She has been a member of the Faculty of Geography at Delhi University and also has worked at the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT, Delhi) as a Senior Research Analyst on Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (a Ministry of Human Resource Development project). She has headed and contributed to various research and consultancy projects funded by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR, India); Union Grant Commission (UGC); Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB); National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD, India); International Developmental Research Centre (IDRC, Canada); World Health Organization; and University of North Carolina (USA). Her papers have been published and presented in national and international journals and conferences. She has chaired national and international conferences and organized national conferences and training workshops. She has published two authored books and an edited book with the Academic Foundation, New Delhi, in 2019.

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