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024 7 10.1007/978-3-319-38887-8|2doi
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100 1 Meissner, Richard,|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/
245 10 Hydropolitics, interest groups and governance :|bthe case
of the proposed Epupa Dam /|cRichard Meissner.
264 1 Switzerland :|bSpringer,|c2016.
300 1 online resource (xi, 96 pages) :|bcolor illustrations.
338 online resource|bcr|2rdacarrier
347 text file|2rdaft|0http://rdaregistry.info/termList/
490 1 SpringerBriefs in environmental science,|x2191-5547
504 Includes bibliographical references.
505 0 Introduction: Interest Groups, he Kunene River and Epupa's
Imperative -- The Kunene River's State-centric
Hydropolitical History -- The Transnational Role and
Involvement of Interest groups in the Epupa Debate --
Interest groups, Scalar Politics and Temporality.
520 This book investigates the role that interest groups have
played over the years in influencing the government of
Namibia, the World Bank, the European Union and project
implementation authorities to not construct the proposed
Epupa Hydroelectric Power Station on the Kunene River in
the Baynes mountains, a region on the border between
Namibia and Angola. Some of the issues brought forward by
the interest groups are the socio-economic impact the dam
would have on the OvaHimba, as well as negative
consequences for the river's aquatic and terrestrial
environment. This book argues that interest groups and
individuals have the ability to influence the above-
mentioned institutions, and to such an extent that water
politics and governance are not exclusively the domain of
state institutions. As such, it argues that communal
interest groups, living in remote parts of the world, can
influence state institutions at various political scales.
588 0 Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink,
viewed June 28, 2016).
650 0 Water resources development|xGovernment policy|0http://
(Angola and Namibia)|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/
650 0 Dams|xLaw and legislation|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/
subjects/sh85035590|zCunene River (Angola and Namibia)
650 0 Dams|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85035582
|zCunene River (Angola and Namibia)|0http://id.loc.gov/
authorities/subjects/sh90003706|xDesign and construction.
655 4 Electronic books.
776 08 |iPrint version:|aMeissner, Richard.|tHydropolitics,
interest groups and governance : the case of the propose
Epupa Dam.|d[Cham], Switzerland : Springer, c2016|hxi, 96
pages|kSpringerBriefs in environmental science.|x2191-5555
830 0 SpringerBriefs in environmental science.|0http://
990 SpringerLink|bSpringer English/International eBooks 2016 -
Full Set|c2018-10-31|yNew collection