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Dividing the Water, Sharing the Benefits : Lessons from Rural-to-Urban Water Reallocation (English)

Rural regions are often seen as key sources of urban water supply, creating pressure for reallocation and potential hotspots of competition for water between cities and agriculture. ... See More +

Working Paper 138338 JUN 01, 2019

Garrick,Dustin; De Stefano,Lucia; Turley,Laura; Jorgensen,Isabel; Aguilar-Barajas,Ismael; Schreiner,Barbara Gay; Leão,Renata de Souza; O’Donnell,Erin; Horne,Avril Disclosed

World - Water Market Partnership - Informal Water Markets in an Urbanizing World (English)

Delivering safe and sustainable water supplies presents a fundamental challenge for an urbanizing planet. Approximately 1.5 million people migrate to cities and their peri-urban fringes each week, and the fastest growth occurs in small to intermediate sized cities where infrastructure and governance capacity lag (Birkmann et al., 2016). ... See More +

Report AUS0000606 FEB 05, 2019

De Stefano,Lucia; Moore,Scott Michael; Hernandez-Mora Zapata,Nuria; Zhao,Jane Junlan; Whittington,Dale; Shah,Tushaar; Iseman, Thomas Disclosed

Climate change and water variability : do water treaties contribute to river basin resilience ? (English)

Climate-driven water variability is a natural phenomenon observed across river basins, but predicted to increase due to climate change. Environmental change of this kind may aggravate political tensions, especially in regions that are not equipped with an appropriate institutional apparatus. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7855 OCT 11, 2016

Dinar,Shlomi; Katz,David; De Stefano,Lucia; Blankespoor,Brian Disclosed

Climate change, conflict, and cooperation : global analysis of the resilience of international river treaties to increased water variability (English)

Although water variability has already been observed across river basins, climate change is predicted to increase variability. Such environmental changes may aggravate political tensions, especially in regions that are not equipped with an appropriate institutional apparatus. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6916 JUN 01, 2014

Dinar, Shlomi; Katz, David; De Stefano, Lucia; Blankespoor, Brian Disclosed

Mapping the resilience of international river basins to future climate change-induced water variability (Vol. 2) : Appendices (English)

The study presented in this report aims to increase our understanding of the global distribution of treaty and River Basin Organization (RBO) mechanisms that may confer resilience to variability in the hydrological regime and how that distribution aligns with current and anticipated regimes. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 56051 MAY 01, 2010

Stefano, Lucia De; Duncan, James; Dinar, Shlomi; Stahl, Kerstin; Strzepek, Kenneth; Wolf, Aaron T. Disclosed

Mapping the resilience of international river basins to future climate change-induced water variability : Main report (English)

The study presented in this report aims to increase our understanding of the global distribution of treaty and River Basin Organization (RBO) mechanisms that may confer resilience to variability in the hydrological regime and how that distribution aligns with current and anticipated regimes. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 56051 MAR 01, 2010

Stefano, Lucia De; Duncan, James; Dinar, Shlomi; Stahl, Kerstin; Strzepek, Kenneth; Wolf, Aaron T. Disclosed