Water resources management in the lower Asi-Orontes River Basin: issues and opportunities
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CitationKibaroglu, A., & Jaubert, R., (April, 2016) Water sources Management in the Lower Asi-Orontes River Basin: Issues and Opportunities, Geneva: Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies; Istanbul: MEF University
This book is a product of the International Workshop, “Water Resources Management in the Asi-Orontes River Basin: Issues and Opportunities,” whichwas convened at MEF University in Istanbul in November 2014. The workshopwas attended by a group of distinguished academics, experts, policy-makers, andpractitioners. It was organized as part of a research program on the Orontes Riverbasin led by the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies withthe support of the Global Program Water Initiatives of the Swiss Development andCooperation Agency. The program aims to analyze water management challengesand perspectives in the Asi-Orontes River basin and to establish a multidisciplinary scientific and technical network on water management including Lebanese,Syrian and Turkish organizations. The first phase of the program initiated in 2012focused on upper and the middle reaches of the Asi-Orontes River basin. The second phase includes the lower reach of the basin largely located in the Hatay province in Turkey.