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Water Security: Why It Matters and What to Do about It


  • John Briscoe

    (John Briscoe is the Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Environment Engineering and Environmental Health at Harvard University. His career has focused on the issues of water and economic development. He was most recently with the World Bank, where he was senior water advisor and then country director for Brazil. In addition to his native South Africa, he has lived in the United States, Bangladesh, Mozambique, India, and Brazil. He speaks English, Afrikaans, Bengali, Portuguese, and Spanish. He received his PhD in environmental engineering at Harvard University and his BSc in civil engineering at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.)


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  • John Briscoe, 2009. "Water Security: Why It Matters and What to Do about It," Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, MIT Press, vol. 4(3), pages 3-28, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:tpr:inntgg:v:4:y:2009:i:3:p:3-28

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