Water in Kumaon: ecology, value, and rights
K. S. R. Murthy (of Institute of Economic Growth.), Institute of Economic Growth (India), Centre for Multi-Disciplinary Development Research (Dhārwār, India), G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development
Gyanodaya Prakashan, 2000 - Nature - 256 pages
The Book Is Concerned To Arrive At The Value Of Water In A Regional Context Of Kumaon. It Treatise Water As Basic To Human Life-Its Ecological Linkages With The Himalayan Eco-System. Uses Watershed Approach. Its Aims Is To Derive Policy Suggestions To Improve The Water Ecology Of The Region. Finally It Address Itself To The Question Of Human And Water Rights.
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