Indirect economic impacts of dams : case studies from India, Egypt, and Brazil /
editors, Ramesh Bhatia ... [et al.].
New Delhi : Academic Foundation : World Bank, 2008.
371 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
8171886817, 9788171886814
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New Delhi : Academic Foundation : World Bank, 2008.
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Dam assessment, by its very nature, is a complex undertaking. Many of the benefits and costs associated with dam development have quite different time streams. This text measures the total benefits of dam assessment in relation to its direct benefits, and assesses the distributional and poverty reduction impacts of dam projects.
Main Description
From local to regional, national to international, this authoritative study analyzes the complex effect of dams by measuring their total direct and indirect benefits, including poverty reduction.
Table of Contents
List of Tables, Figures, Boxes and Annexesp. 7
Editors/Contributorsp. 15
Prefacep. 19
Methodological Issues and Overview of Results
Introductionp. 25
Methodological Issuesp. 35
Comparative Analysis of Results of the Four Case Studiesp. 87
Quantifying Indirect Economic Impacts: Indicative Guidance Notes for Practitionersp. 101
Recommendations for Additional Workp. 125
Case Studies
Bhakra Multipurpose Dam System, Indiap. 133
Check Dams in the Bunga Village, Indiap. 193
The High Dam at Aswanp. 227
Sobradinho Dam and the Cascade of Reservoirs on the Sub-medio Sao Francisco River, Brazilp. 275
Afterwordp. 351
Indexp. 363
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