Water Resource Development in Northern Afganistan and Its Implications for Amu Darya Basin

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World Bank Publications, Jan 1, 2004 - Business & Economics - 53 pages
'Water Resource Development in Northern Afghanistan and its Implications for Amu Darya Basin' examines increased water use by Afghanistan and its implications for other water users in the basin, including the Aral Sea, both in the short and long run through an overview of: (a) the amount of Amu Darya flows generated in northern Afghanistan; (b) the amount of water presently used in northern Afghanistan, prospective use in the near future, and possible impact of the increased use on the riparian states and the Aral Sea; (c) existing agreements between Afghanistan and the neighboring Central Asian states regarding the use of waters in the Amu Darya Basin, their relevance and applicability in the present and in the future; and (d) future directions for water resources development and improved water management in the basin.

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