Table of contents for Sectoral water allocation policies in selected ESCWA member countries : an evaluation of the economic, social and drought-related impact / Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia.


Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Note: Electronic data is machine generated. May be incomplete or contain other coding.


Counter





Preface...........................................................................   iii
Executive summary                .............................................      vii

Chapter

  I. INTRODUCTION ........................................ ..................................                  1

     A. Background ....................................... ......................................
     B. Justification for this study ....................................... ................................   2
     C. Goals, objectives and  methodology......................................................................................2

  II. THE WATER SITUATION IN THE ESCWA REGION            .......................................................  4

     A. Availability of water..............................................................................................................  4
     B.  Sectoral water demand                        ....................................................  5
     C.  Population ............................. ..................................................................  7

 III. ISSUES RELATING TO SECTORAL WATER ALLOCATION .......................          10

     A. The significance of sectoral water allocation ........................................................................  10
     B. Water-allocation  policy issues  ........................... .................................................................   13
     C. The economic value of water .......      .........................................................................   15
     D. The impact of sectoral water allocation .........................................................................  16

 IV. WATER-ALLOCATION MECHANISMS, SUPPORTING POLICIES AND MEASURES...................................................... 18

     A.  Water-allocation mechanisms ........................................  .................................  18
     B.  Supporting policies and measures .........................................................................  25

  V. ANALYSIS OF WATER ALLOCATION .........................................................................      30

     A. Review of selected models used for water allocation ...........................................................  30
     B. Background information on cost-benefit analysis ................................................................  31
     C. Cost-benefit analysis formulation..........................................................................  32
     D. Data and assumptions ..........................................................................................  32
     E.  Application of cost-benefit analysis to selected countries ............................................. .......  34

 VI. SECTORAL WATER ALLOCATION IN SELECTED ESCWA
     MEMBER COUNTRIES ........................................          .......................................  38

     A. Egypt ................................................................ ......... 38
     B. Jordan ...................................................................................................................................   44
     C. The water situation in selected other ESCWA member countries ...................................... ..  47

VII. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS             .................................................................... 50

     A. Conclusions  ...........................................................................................................................   50
     B. Recommendations  .................................................................................................................   52

References  ...............................................................................................................................................   53






                                          LIST OF TABLES

1.    ESCWA water resources in 2000................................................                     5
1.    ESCW  A water resources in 2000 .............................................................................  5
2.    Current and projected water allocation in the ESCWA region   .........................................   5
3.    Population in the ESCWA region ........................................ ....................................  8
4.    Conflicts, complementarity and competition in water use ..................................................... .  12
5.    Data for the estimation of costs and benefits ....................................................................  33
6.    Analysis of returns on water allocation: agriculture .....................................................................  34
7.    Analysis of returns on water allocation: domestic consumption ............................................ .  36
8.    Analysis of returns on water allocation: industrial production .............................................  37
9.    The agriculture labour force and its share in the national labour force  ....................................  38

                                          LIST OF FIGURES

I. Per capita water share in the ESCWA region .......................................................................  4
II. Sectoral water allocation in the ESCWA region in 2000    ...............................................  6
III. Projected sectoral water allocation in the ESCWA region in 2025 ........................................   7
IV. Population and water availability in the ESCWA region .............................................................  9
V.   Municipal net-benefit function. ................ ..................................................................  35

                                          LIST OF ANNEXES

I. Cost-benefit analysis specification....................................................................................   56
II. Additional data relating to water and the agricultural sector in Egypt ........................................  59

Executive summary (in Arabic)  .      ............................................                60





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Water-supply Government policy Middle East, Water consumption Government policy Middle East