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Arnold, C.A. ‘The Reconstitution of Property: Property as a Web of Interests’ 26 Harvard Environmental Law Review 281 (2002)

Bath, R.C. ‘A Commentary on Texas Water Law and Policy’ 39 Natural Resources Journal 121 (1999)

Bauer, C.J., Slippery Property Rights: Multiple Water Uses and the Neo-liberal Model in Chile 1981-1995

Bjornland, H. & O’Callaghan, B. Property Implications of the Separation of Land and Water Rights Paper presented at the North Annual Pacific-Rim Real Estate Society Conference, Brisbane, Queensland 19-22 January 2003

Bloch, P. & Foltz, J Recent Tenure Reforms in the Sahel: Assessments and Suggestions for Redirection Land Tenure Center, Madison (1999)

Blomquist, W., Heikkila, T. & Schlager, E. ‘Institutions and Conjunctive Water Management among Three Western States’ 41 Natural Resources Journal 653 (2001)

Bogdanovic, S. (Ed) Legal Aspects of Sustainable Water Resources Management YuAWL, Novi Sad, 2002

Bouderbala, N., Cavérivière & Ouderaogo, H. Tendences d’évolution des legislations agrofoncières en Afrique francophone Legislative Study No. 56,. FAO, Rome, 1996

Borras, S.M. Jr Towards a better understanding of the market-led agrarian reform in theory and practice: focusing on the Brazilian case FAO

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Briscoe, J. Managing Water as an Economic Good: Rules for Reformers. The World Bank, Washington D.C., 1997

Bruce, J.W. Review of land tenure terminology Tenure Brief No. 1, Land Tenure Centre, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1998

Bruns, B. & Meinzen Dick, R. Negotiating Water Rights ITDG Publishing, London, 2000

Bruinsma, J (ed) World Agriculture: Towards 2015/2030 - An FAO Perspective Earthscan, London, 2003

Burke, J. & Moench, M.H. Groundwater and Society: Resources Tensions and Opportunities United Nations, New York, 2000

Caldwell, R.N. ‘Six-Packs for Subdivisions: The Cumulative Effects of Washington’s Domestic Well Exemption’ 28 Environmental Law 1056 (1998)

Caponera, D Les Principes du Droit et de l’Administration des Eaux éditions Johanet, Paris, 2000

Caponera, D. National and International Water Law and Administration - Selected Writing Kluwer, the Hague, 2003

Carpenter, J.E. ‘Water for Growing Communities: Refining Tradition in the Pacific Northwest’ 27 Environmental Law 127 (1997)

Carter, M.R. Designing land and property rights reform for poverty alleviation and food security Paper prepared for the Informal Panel on the Impacts of Access to Land on Improving Food Security and Alleviating Poverty at the Twenty-ninth Session of the Committee on World Food Security, Rome, 12-16 May 2003

Chianu, E. ‘Priorities under the Land Registration Act in Nigeria’ 36 Journal of African Law 66 (1992)

Coldham, S. ‘Land Reform and Customary Rights: the Case of Uganda’ 44 Journal of African Law 65 (2000)

Conseil d’Etat, ‘L’UtilitéPublique Aujourd’Hui’ La Documetation française, Paris, 1999

Da Veiga, J.E Poverty alleviation through access to land: the experience of the Brazilian ‘agrarian reform process’ paper presented to the Twenty Ninth Session of the Committee on World Food Security, Rome 12-16 May 2003

Deininger, K. Land Policies for Growth and Poverty Reduction, a World Bank Policy Research Report The World Bank, Washington D.C., 2003

Dellapena, J.W. ‘The Importance of Getting Names Right: The Myth of Markets for Water’ 25 William and Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review 317 (2000)

Derman, B., Ferguson, F. and Peters, P Promoting Equitable Access to Water Resources¸ Basis Brief No. 12, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2002

De Soto, H. The Mystery of Capital Black Swan, London, 2001

Drennan, J. ‘Lassooing the Loophole: The Need to Rope in the Use of the Domestic Well Loophole by Subdividers in New Mexico’ 37 Natural Resources Journal 923 (1997)

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Enonchong, N. ‘Jurisdiction Over Disputes Relating to ‘National Lands’ in Cameroon’ 10 African Journal of International and Comparative Law 496 (1998)

Enefiok, E. ‘Lending on Land Mortgage or Pledge Security in Nigeria: A Minefield for Secured Lenders’ African Journal of International and Comparative Law 100 (1999)

Estrada, D.E. & Posner, P. Heresy from the Hilltop: How useful is the watershed as an organizing principle for research and development?

Fuller, B., Eiseb, G., Rugbube, L. & Chambati, W. Land Redistribution in Namibia and Zimbabwe Basis Brief No. 11, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2002

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Land tenure and rural development FAO Land Tenure Studies No. 3, FAO, Rome, 2002

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Law and Sustainable development since Rio: Legal trends in agriculture and natural resource management FAO Legislative Study No. 73 FAO, Rome, 2002

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Review of world water resources by country 2003, FAO, Rome, 2003

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Land and water integration and river basin management Land and Water Bulletin No. 1 FAO, Rome, 1995

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Land-water linkages in rural watersheds Land and Water Bulletin No.9 FAO, Rome, 2002

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Water Policy and Legislation Review and Reform: Selected Country Experiences FAO, Rome, 1993

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Issues in water law reform FAO Legislative Study No. 67, FAO, Rome, 1999

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Agriculture, Food and Water FAO, Rome, 2003

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Groundwater Management: The Search for Practical Approaches FAO, Rome, 2003

Freyfogle, E.T. ‘Ethics, Community and Private Land’ 23 Ecology Law Quarterly 631 (1996)

Freyfogle, E.T. ‘The Particulars of Owning’ 25 Ecology Law Quarterly 574 (1999)

Garduño-Velasco, H. Water Rights Adminstration: Experience, Issues and Guidelines FAO Legislative Study No. 70, FAO, Rome, 2001

Getches, D.H, Water Law in a Nutshell West Publishing, St. Paul, Minn., 1997

Getches, D. H. ‘From Askhabad, to Welton-Mohawk, to Los Angeles: the Drought in Water Policy’ 64 University of Colorado Law Review 523 (1993)

Gillingham, M.E. ‘Gaining access to water: formal and working rules of indigenous irrigation management on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania’ 39 Natural Resources Journal 419 (1999)

Giovarelli, R. Land Reform and Farm Re-organization in the Kyrgyz Republic - Report on Field Work Conducted in the Kyrgyz Republic Rural Development Institute, Seattle, 1998

Goldfarb, W. ‘Watershed Management: Slogan or Solution’ 21 Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review 483 (1994)

Goldstein, R.J. ‘Green Wood in the Bundle of Sticks: Fitting Environmental Ethics and Ecology into Real Property Law’ 25 Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review 347 (1998)

Gowing, J. ‘Food security in sub-Saharan Africa: does water scarcity limit the options?’ 3 Land and Water Resources Research 1, (2003) (

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Hanstad, T. & Brown, J. Land reform law and implementation in West Bengal: Lessons and Recommendations Rural Development Institute, Seattle, 2001 WWW

Harding, A. & Örücü (eds) Comparative Law in the 21st Century Kluwer, The Hague, 2002

Herrera, A., Riddell, J. and Toselli, P. Recent FAO experiences in land reform and land tenure FAO, Rome, 199

Hilmy, H. & Abernathy C. Private Irrigation in Sub-Saharan Africa IWMI, FAO & ACP-CTA, Colombo, 2002

Hodgson, S., Cullinan, C. & Campbell, K. Land Ownership & Foreigners: A Comparative Analysis of Regulatory Approaches to the Acquisition and Use of Land By Foreigners FAO Legal Papers Online, FAO, Rome 1999

Hodgson, S. Legislation on Water User Organizations - a preliminary comparative analysis FAO Legislative Study No. 79 FAO, Rome 2004

Hoggarth, D.D., Cowan, V.J., Halls, A.S., Aeron-Thomas, M., McGregor, J.A., Garaway, C., Payne A.I. and Wellcome, R.L. Management guidelines for Asian floodplain river fisheries FAO Fisheries Technical Paper No. 384/1&2 FAO, Rome, 1999.

Howarth, W. Wisdom’s Law of Watercourses, Fifth Edition Shaw & Sons, Crayford, 1992

Huffman, J.L. ‘Land Ownership and Environmental Regulation’ 25 Ecology Law Quarterly 591 (1999)

Huggins, C. Rural Water Tenure in East Africa: a comparative study of legal regimes and community responses to changing tenure patterns in Tanzania and Kenya African Centre for Technology Studies, Nairobi, 2002

Huibers, F. Land tenure and irrigation development in the Senegal Valley African Studies Centre, Leiden, 1999

International Water Management Institute-Tata Water Policy Program Pro-Poor Irrigation Management Transfer Water Policy Briefing No. 6, IWMI-Tata, Vallabh-Vidayanagar, 2003

Jennings, R. and A. Watts, eds., Oppenheim's International Law Longmans, London, 1992

Johnson, N., Ravnborg, H.M. & Probst, K. User Participation in Watershed Management and Research Capri Working Paper No. 19, IFPRI, Washington D.C., 2001

Kaiser, R.A. & Phillips, L.M ‘Dividing the Waters: Water Marketing as a Conflict Resolution Strategy in the Edwards Aquifer Region’ 38 Natural Resources Journal 411 (1998)

Kaunda, M. ‘Resilience of the Status Quo: the Sad Story of the Zambian Lands Bill 1994’ 39 Journal of African Law 87 (1995)

Kay, C., Latin America’s agrarian reform: lights and shadows FAO, Rome, 1988

Kirsten, J., Perret, S. & Van Zyl, J. Land Reform and the New Water Management Context in South Africa: Principles, Progress and Issues Paper prepared for a seminar of the Natural Resources Management Cluster and Land Policy Thematic Group, The World Bank, Washington DC 27 September 2000

Klein-Robbenhaar, J.F. ‘Balancing Efficiency with Equity: Determining the Public Welfare in Surface Water Transfers from Acequia Communities’

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Mathieu, P. ‘Le foncier dans l’agriculture irriguée: de la maîtrise de l’eau au contrôle de la terre’ in Le Bris, E., Le Roy, E. & Mathieu L’appropriation de la terre en Afrique noire Kanthala, Paris, 1991

Mathieu, P. ‘Water rights, investments and meanings: conflict and change in a traditional irrigation system in northern Morocco’ 1, 3/4 International Journal of Water 271 (2001)

Meinzen Dick, R. & van der Hoek, W. Multiple Uses of Water in Irrigation Areas draft of a paper to be published in a special issue of ‘Irrigation and Drainage Systems’ IFPRI Washington D.C.

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Mukherji, A. & Shah, T. Groundwater Governance in South Asia - Governing a Colossal Anarchy Water Policy Research Paper No. 13, IWMI-TATA, Vallabh-Vidayanagar, 2002

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Nichols, S. and Rakai, M. Canadian land reform: an overview of Aboriginal rights and land claim settlements WWW

Nichols, S., Riddell, J. and Toselli, P. Land reform and administration with private-public sector partnerships: lessons from the Black Sea region FAO, Rome, 1999 FAON

Nicol, A. Adopting a Sustainable Livelihoods Approach to Water Projects: Implications for Policy and Practice Working Paper No. 133, Overseas Development Institute, London, 2000

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Percy, D.R. Security and flexibility in water rights - lessons and pitfalls in modern Canadian legislation Paper presented to the Third International Water Law Conference, Dundee Scotland, 10 June 1999

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Pigram, J.J. Tradable Water Rights: The Australian Experience Centre for Water Policy Research, University of New England, Armidale, 1999

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Prosterman, R. & Hanstad, T. Legal Impediments to Effective Rural Land Relations in Eastern Europe and Central Asia The World Bank, Washington D.C., 1999

Prosterman, R. & Hanstad, T. Land Reform in the 21st Century: New Challenges, New Responses RDI Reports on Foreign Aid and Development # 117 RDI, Seattle, 2003

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Randolph Bruns, B & Meinzen-Dick, R. Negotiating Water Rights ITDG, London, 2000

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Shah, T. The Challenges of Integrated River Basin Management in India Water Policy Briefing No. 3 IWMI-TATA Vallabh Vidyanagar, 2002

Shah, T., Makin, I. & Sakthivadivel, R. Limits to Leapfrogging: Issues in Transposing Successful River Basin Management Institutions to the Developing World IWMI, Colombo, 2000

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