Water and the Quest for Sustainable Development in the Ganges Valley

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Graham Chapman, Michael Thompson
Mansell Pub., 1995 - Business & Economics - 208 pages
The Ganges basin is home to 10% of the human race - 500 million people - and the environmental problems are enormous. Many of the region's problems such as deforestation, soil erosion, pollution and droughts, are directly related to the role of water in the economy and environment. This text examines the complexity of this region's dependence on water.

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Contents

The Ganges and Brahmaputra Basins
7
the Himalayas
25
Terrace Irrigation of Mountainous Hill Slopes in the Middle Hills
57
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John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, and Graham Chapman (estate) are all lifelong (so far) members of Monty Python.
Bob McCabe is a noted film critic and author of over a dozen books on movies.

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