A blueprint for sustainable groundwater management in Balochistan, Pakistan

Mushtaq, Shahbaz and Reardon-Smith, Kathryn and Stone, Roger and Khair, Syed Mohammad (2013) A blueprint for sustainable groundwater management in Balochistan, Pakistan. In: Free flow: reaching water security through cooperation. UNESCO, Paris, France, pp. 222-224. ISBN 978-92-3-104256-0

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The challenge for groundwater-dependent countries is to ensure that the benefits derived from groundwater resources continue into the future. This requires a policy shift from groundwater development to long-term groundwater management. There follows a brief historical overview of groundwater development in Balochistan, Pakistan and a proposed blueprint for an improved groundwater management system in the region.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © UNESCO 2013. All rights reserved.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - USQ Other
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2013 22:55
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 04:16
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pakistan; climate change; water resources; water management
Fields of Research (2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160507 Environment Policy
05 Environmental Sciences > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050209 Natural Resource Management
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0799 Other Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 079901 Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Fields of Research (2020): 44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4407 Policy and administration > 440704 Environment policy
41 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 4104 Environmental management > 410406 Natural resource management
30 AGRICULTURAL, VETERINARY AND FOOD SCIENCES > 3002 Agriculture, land and farm management > 300201 Agricultural hydrology
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): D Environment > 96 Environment > 9607 Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards > 960706 Rural Water Policy
D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960301 Climate Change Adaptation Measures
D Environment > 96 Environment > 9609 Land and Water Management > 960999 Land and Water Management of Environments not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/24284

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