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Found 5 articles associated to the institution Palestine Academy for Science and Technology.
 
Management of Shared Groundwater - International vs. Islamic Law
27-February-2007

Water problems in the Middle East region are diverse and changing as the gap between supply and demand is widening. Water issues are linked to scarcity, misdistribution, and sharing. The paper addresses many important aspects along with identifying relevant Islamic laws and principles to establish binding agreements among riparian states.

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MANAGING INTERNATIONAL RIVER BASINS PRINCIPLES AND CRITERIA
30-October-2006

The focus of this paper is on two activities that are related to the management of international river basins. The first of these is a scientific report, which is now more than five years old and focuses on the management of the waters of this region of the Middle East. The second is the Rosenberg International Forum on water policy

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THE WATER RIGHTS OF THE CO-RIPARIANS TO THE JORDAN RIVER BASIN
9-October-2006

The co-riparians of the Jordan River Basin (Lebanon, Syria, Israel, the occupied Palestinian territories and Jordan) suffer differing degrees of water stress. The quantification and attainment of their water rights is thus an important topic, especially as the demand for water is growing throughout the region as a whole.

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ROOTS OF WATER CONFLICT IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN
28-September-2006

The East Mediterranean region is part of the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA), which is recognized as one of the driest and most water scarce regions in the world. This paper described the roots of water conflict over the shared water resources particularly in Turkey, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine and Israel.

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WATER CONFLICT AND INTERNATIONAL LAW
18-September-2006

When the decreasing availability of freshwater is combined with the extent to which it is shared internationally, the potential for disputes between countries over this precious resource becomes obvious. How do states deal with these disputes?

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