Sources and Resources for “Troubled Waters”

Mukand S. Babel and Shahriar M. Wahid, Freshwater Under Threat: South Asia, Nairobi: UNEP and Asian Institute of Technology, 2008,


Michael Kugelman and Robert M. Hathaway, eds, Running on Empty. Pakistan's Water Crisis, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC, 2009,


Ken Conca and Geoffrey D. Dabelko, Environmental Peacemaking, Washington and Baltimore: Woodrow Wilson Center Press and Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002,


Muhammad Mizanur Rahaman and Olli Varis, eds, Central Asian Waters: Social, Economic, Environmental and Governance Puzzle, Espoo, Water & Development Publications, 2008,


United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Afghanistan Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment, Nairobi, 2003,


National Environmental Protection Agency of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and United Nations Environment Programme, Afghanistan's Environment 2008, Kabul and Nairobi, 2008,


Oxfam UK, Afghanistan: Development and Humanitarian Priorities, January 2008,


UNESCO, The 3rd United Nations World Water Development Report: Water in a Changing World, Paris and London, March 2009,


"Unsafe Water Kills More People Than War, Ban Says on World Day," UN News, March 22, 2010,


International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), The Changing Himalayas. Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources and Livelihoods in the Greater Himalayas, Kathmandu, January 2009,


International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Glacial lakes and associated floods in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas, March 2010,


International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Local Responses to Too Much and Too Little Water in the Greater Himalayan Region, December 2009,


 "In-depth Assessment of Environment and Security Linkages and Impact in the Amu Darya River Basin." ENVSEC Central Asia Newsletter, June 2009, at


Jeremy Allouche, "The governance of Central Asian waters: national interests versus regional cooperation," Disarmament Forum, No. 4 (2007)


Stockholm Environment Institute, Socio-Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Afghanistan.

A Report to the U.K. Department of International Development, 2008.


Alex Rodriguez, "Karachi 'water mafia' leaves Pakistanis parched and broke," Los Angeles Times, March 16, 2010,,0,3652780.story


Alex Rodriguez, "Pakistani and Indian fishermen are pawns in governments' disputes," Los Angeles Times, March 9, 2010,


Economic Commission for Europe and Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Strengthening Cooperation for Rational and Efficient Use of Water and Energy Resources in Central Asia (New York: United Nations, 2004).


Isabel Hilton, "Water Tensions in Central Asia," China Dialogue, September 29, 2009,


Saleem H. Ali, ed., Peace Parks. Conservation and Conflict Resolution (MIT Press, 2007).


Peter Thomson, "Water Management: A Critical Environmental Challenge in Central Asia,"

World Bank, Astana, Kazakhstan, March 13, 2009.


Asia Society, Asia's Next Challenge: Securing the Region's Water Future. A report by the Leadership Group on Water Security in Asia (April 2009).


Jianchu Xu, et al., "The Melting Himalayas: Cascading Effects of Climate Change on Water, Biodiversity, and Livelihoods," Conservation Biology, Vol. 23, No. 2 (2009), pp. 520-530.


Central Asian Alliance for Water (working with WECF):