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Title Water, energy & food sustainability in the Middle East : the sustainability triangle / Adnan Badran, chief editor ; Sohail Murad, Elias Baydoun, Nuhad Daghir, editors.
Imprint Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2017]

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Subject Sustainability -- Middle East.
Water-supply -- Middle East.
Food supply -- Middle East.
Renewable energy sources -- Middle East.
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Alt Name Badran, Adnan,
Murad, Sohail,
Baydoun, Elias,
Daghir, N. J. (Nuhad Joseph), 1935-
Description 1 online resource
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction and Scope; Contents; Part I: Water; Climate Change and Water Science Policy in Management; Introduction; Water Sustains Life, the Environment and Economic Development; Fresh Water Resources Are Becoming Less Available; The Need for Science and More; Building Scientific Capacity and Infrastructure; Bridging Science and Policy; Conclusion; References; The Triangle: Energy, Water and Food Nexus for Sustainable Security in the Arab Middle East; Origins of the Concept of an Energy, Water, and Food Nexus; Concept of Water Security; Inherited Global Transitions.
Urban Demographics in the MENA Region; Climate Change: Dealing with an Uncertain Future; Dealing with Climate Change in the MENA Region; A Look at Agricultural Land; Employment and Food; The Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Seven Stylized Facts About the Eternal Triangle; Millennium Development Goals and the NEXUS; Technical Fixes to Bolster Water Security; Rely on International Trade in Water and Land intensive Imports; Develop Traditional Water Sources; Develop Non-traditional Sources; Improving Efficiency of Use; Agronomic Research.
Actual Yield (Ya), Water and Nutrient Limited (Yw-Ya), Water Limited (Yw), and Potential Yield (Yp) t/ha; Food and Value Chains; Regulation; Water Resource Command and Control; Legal Protection for Third Parties; Regulation of Food and Value Chains; Summary; References; Water, Food and Trade as an Element of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the MENA Region; Why the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Now?; Problems of Conceptualising the Water-Energy-Food Nexus and Taking into Account the Impacts of Climate Change and the Role of ...
Operational Supply Chains -- A Pragmatic Approach to Identifying How Markets and Public Policy Actually Allocate Water and Ener ... ; Concluding Comments; References; Water and Water Supply in The MENA: Less of the Same; The Argument; Structural Changes in the Arab World; The Challenges; Per Capita Resources; Water Mining; External Sources; Land Use; Import Dependency; Drought; Dualism; Non agricultural Water Use; The Public Policy Process; Bold Departures; Policy Foci; Sustainable Intensification; Rainfed Agriculture; Dualism; Regulating Aquifers; Markets; Trading for Food and Virtual Water.
Desalination; Waste Water Treatment; International Hydropolitics; The Nile Basin; The Tigris-Euphrates Basin; The Jordan Basin; Conclusion; General Conclusion; References; Water Conservation in the Arab Region; Introduction; Definition of Water Conservation; Need for Water Conservation in the Arab Region; Water Conservation Through Water Loss Reduction (WLR); Water Conservation in the Agricultural Sector; Water Conservation in Municipal Water Supply; Water Conservation in Industry; Augmenting Supply through Non-conventional Water Resources; Wastewater Reuse; Desalination; Water Harvesting.
Summary This book provides a survey of technologies available to tackle the problems associated with climate change in the energy, water and food security nexus with a special focus on the Middle East. It is divided into three main sections. The energy Section consists of six chapters, the water section of seven chapters and finally the food security section has six chapters. The individual chapters are authored by experts and provide discussions and in-depth views on the current status of each topic.
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ISBN 9783319489209 (electronic bk.)
3319489208 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-319-48920-9
OCLC # 981125822
Additional Format Print version: Water, energy & food sustainability in the Middle East. Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2017] 3319489194 9783319489193 (OCoLC)959951237