Water management in Islam / edited by Naser I. Faruqui, Asit K. Biswas, and Murad J. Bino

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Subjects: Water-supply--Middle East--Management
Water-supply--Africa, North--Management
Water-supply--Islamic countries--Management
Water resources development--Government policy--Islamic countries
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, c2001
Series: Water resources management and policy series
LC Classification: T, TD
Physical Description: xxiv, 149 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Caroline Pestieau
Introduction / Naser I. Faruqui
Islamic sources / Naser I. Faruqui, Odeh Al-Jayyousi
List of abbreviations
1. Islam and water management: Overview and principles / Naser I. Faruqui 1
2. Islamic water management and the Dublin Statement / Odeh-Al-Jayyousi 33
3. Islam and the environment / Hussein A. Amery 39
4. Water conservation through public awareness based on Islamic teachings in the Eastern Mediterranean region / Sadok Atallah, M. Z. Ali Khan, Mazen Malkawi 49
5. Water conservation through community institutions in Pakistan: Mosques and religious schools / S. M. S. Shah, M. A. Baig, A. A. Khan 61
6. Water demand management in Saudi Arabia / Walid A. Abderrahman 68
7. Sociocultural acceptability of wastewater reuse in Palestine / Nader Al Khateeb 79
8. Water rights and water trade: An Islamic perspective / M. T. Kadouri, Y. Djebbar, M. Nehdi 85
9. Ownership and transfer of water and land in Islam / Dante A. Caponera 94
10. Water markets and pricing in Iran / Kazem Sadr 103
11. Intersectoral water markets in the Middle East and North Africa / Naser I. Faruqui 115
12. Management of shared waters: A comparison of international and Islamic law / Iyad Hussein, Odeh Al-Jayyousi 128
Glossary of Arabic and Islamic terms 136
Volume editors 141
Workshop participants 142
Index 145
Additional Authors: Faruqui, Naser I
Biswas, Asit K
Bino, Murad J
International Development Research Centre (Canada)
Notes: LCCN: 00011417
ISBN: 9280810367
Based on the findings of the Workshop on Water Resources Management in the Islamic World, held in Amman, Jordan in Dec. 1998, organized by the International Development Research Centre
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 45064745
ISBN/ISSN: 9280810367