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River Basin Development and Human Rights in Eastern Africa — A Policy Crossroads


ISBN: 978-3-319-50468-1 (Print) 978-3-319-50469-8 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-21

    At Stake with River Basin Development in Eastern Africa

  3. Chapter

    Pages 23-41

    The Persistent Paradigm for ‘Modernizing’ River Basins: Institutions and Policies in Ethiopia

  4. Chapter

    Pages 43-52

    The Seismic Threat to the Gibe III Dam: A Disaster in Waiting

  5. Chapter

    Pages 53-74

    Transboundary Survival Systems: A Profile of Vulnerability

  6. Chapter

    Pages 75-84

    Components of Catastrophe: Social and Environmental Consequences of Omo River Basin Development

  7. Chapter

    Pages 85-110

    The Rush to Rationalize: Public Policies and Impact Assessments

  8. Chapter

    Pages 111-144

    The Dasanech of the Lowermost Omo Basin: From Adaptation to Development Debacle

  9. Chapter

    Pages 145-156

    Nyangatom Livelihood and the Omo Riverine Forest

  10. Chapter

    Pages 157-189

    Turkana Survival Systems at Lake Turkana: Vulnerability to Collapse from Omo Basin Development

  11. Chapter

    Pages 191-216

    Human Rights Violations and the Policy Crossroads

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 217-240