Principles of Transboundary Water Resources Management and Ganges Treaties: An Analysis

  title={Principles of Transboundary Water Resources Management and Ganges Treaties: An Analysis},
  author={Muhammad Mizanur Rahaman},
  journal={International Journal of Water Resources Development},
  pages={159 - 173}
  • M. M. Rahaman
  • Published 22 January 2009
  • Environmental Science
  • International Journal of Water Resources Development
The aim of this paper is to analyse the coverage of the principles of transboundary water resources management in two key bilateral treaties in the Ganges Basin. The treaties are the 1996 Mahakali Treaty between Nepal and India and the 1996 Ganges Water Treaty between India and Bangladesh. The study reveals that both treaties incorporate several internationally recognized transboundary water resources management principles, e.g. the principle of equitable and reasonable utilization, an… 
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