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Syrian Arab Republic

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Abed Rabboh, Reem. 2007. Water demand management in Syria. Presented at the workshop on “Water demand management in the Mediterranean, progress and policies”. Zaragossa 19–21 March 2007.

Akanda, A., Freeman, S. and Placht, M. 2007. The Tigris-Euphrates River Basin: Mediating a Path Towards Regional Water Stability

CBS (Central Bureau of Statistics). 2006. Statistical abstract 2005. Damascus.

DIWU (Directorate of Irrigation and Water Use). 1993. Water requirements for the agricultural plan 1993–94. Damascus.

DIWU. 2003. Syria country paper. In: Proceedings-Expert consultation for launching the regional network on wastewater reuse in the Near East.

Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). 2001. Implications of groundwater rehabilitation on water resources protection and conservation: artificial recharge and water quality improvement in the ESCWA Region.

El Fadel, M., El Sayegh, Y., Abou Ibrahim, A., Jamali, D. and El Fadl, K. 2002. The Euphrates-Tigris Basin: A Case Study in Surface Water Conflict Resolution

ESCWA/FAO/ Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform (MAAR). 1995. Evaluation of agricultural policies in the Syrian Arab Republic (policy analysis matrix approach). Damascus, Syria.

ESCWA/FAO/MAAR. 1995. National Farm Data Handbook 1994. United Nations, New York.

FAO. 1993. Irrigation sub-sector review. Mission Report. Rome, Italy.

FAO. 2002. Bilateral agreement between Syria and Iraq concerning the installation of a Syrian pump station on the Tigris River for irrigation purposes.

FAO. 2008. Project Design & Management Training Programme for Professionals in the Water Sector in the Middle East

Kaya, I. 1998. The Euphrates-Tigris basin: An overview and opportunities for cooperation under international law

Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform (MAAR). 1993. Annual plan for agricultural production 1993–94. Damascus, Syria.

Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform (MAAR). 1993. Balance of land utilization for 1993.

MLAE (Ministry of Local Administration and Environment). 2007. Water demand management in Syria. Prepared by Abed Rabboh, R. Submitted to Blue Plan, UNEP/MAP. Third regional workshop on: Water and sustainable development in the Mediterranean - Water demand management, progress and policies. Zaragoza, Spain, March 2007.

National Agriculture Policy Center (NAPC). 2003. The state of food and agriculture in the Syrian Arab Republic 2002. FAO Project GCP/SYR/006/ITA.

Salman, Maher. 2004. Institutional reform for irrigation and drainage in Syria: diagnosis of key elements.

Soumi, George. 1993. Management and development of water resources and their use rationalization. Report to the Technical Conference of the Arab Agricultural Engineers Federation in Tunis.

UNDP/FAO. 1994. Improved management of water resources for agricultural use (phase II). SYR/90/001. Damascus, Syria.

Varela-Ortega, C. and Sagardoy, J.A. 2001. The Utilization of Water Resources for Agriculture: Analysis of the Current Regime and Policy. Assistance in Institutional Strengthening and Agricultural Policy - Syria. FAO GCP/SYR/006/ITA.

Wangnick Consulting. 2002. IDA Worldwide desalting plants inventory. Report No. 17. Sponsored by the International Desalination Association (IDA).

World Bank. 2001. Syrian Arab Republic: Irrigation Sector Report. Report 22602.

Yavuz, Ercan. 2008. Turkey, Iraq, Syria to initiate water talks. Todays Zaman 12/03/2008


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