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By İ H. Olcay Ünver, Rajiv K. Gupta, Ayşegül Kibaroğlu (auth.), İ. H. Olcay Ünver, Rajiv K. Gupta IAS, Ayşegül Kibaroğlu (eds.)

In the book's 4 elements, the interdisciplinary method of many concerns contributes to the connection among water and poverty.

Part I comprises articles at the conceptual and methodological matters bearing on poverty relief via water assets improvement. It additionally deals research of quantitative measurements of poverty aid, together with a few methods for making a Water Poverty Index. half II considers the institutional frameworks for administration of water and poverty relief. subject matters diversity from community-based choice making to overseas management. half III encompasses discussions on participatory irrigation administration and the privatization of city water provides and sewerage and the hyperlink to poverty. Case reviews from India, Turkey, and Jordan make up half IV. The stories current various water administration and improvement practices for poverty aid, together with life like pricing and potent irrigation practices, using water as an engine for sustainable improvement, small and massive scale suggestions for decreasing the hazards and uncertainties in water availability and foodstuff protection, the industrial price of enhanced water provides, and the confident influence of small-scale improvement tasks.

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Addressing Gender Inequities in the Water Sector Women and children in developing regions bear most of the burden of domestic water provision (Curtis, 1986). In some areas, as much as 25% of women's productive time can be spent in water collection, and in many areas, several hours per day may be spent by households in collecting domestic water, with even more time being taken to meet livestock water needs and requirements for agriculture. This time required for water collection has a significant opportunity cost in terms of household human capital entitlements, and clearly acts as a constraint to income generation opportunities.

Once an integrated database is produced in this manner, it becomes more feasible to produce an integrated management tool, and in this way, the WPI can become widely used, having applicability for policy issues at the local, regional and global scales. 3 A Composite Approach for the Water Poverty Index The Human Development Index (HDI) has been an important tool by which the process of development has been re-evaluated to take account of factors other than simple assessments of economic growth in monetary terms.

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