This book describes the role of water in development and illustrates water problems in different parts of the world with particular emphasis on the problems of the starving continents. It shows what tools will be needed and what can be done to bring the world's water under human control.

chapter 1|7 pages


chapter 2|36 pages

Population development and water

chapter 3|19 pages

Water and agriculture

chapter 4|27 pages

Africa—too wet or too dry?

chapter 5|26 pages

Asia—a densely populated continent

chapter 8|20 pages

Water management is quite possible

chapter 9|17 pages

The key role of knowledge transfer

chapter 10|15 pages