Fresh Water: General Resources

Regional Resources

Conflict and Cooperation over Water

The Issue Correlates of War (ICOW) research project is in the process of collecting data on every river claim since 1900. The following resources might also be useful for others interested in this topic:

Research on Conflict/Cooperation over Water

While there is much speculation about "water wars," there has been relatively little systematic study of the topic. These resources address some aspect of conflict and/or cooperation over international rivers, lakes, aquifers, or other freshwater sources.

Examples of Cooperation over Rivers

Examples of Conflict over Rivers
Last updated: 4 January 2009
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