Moving Water from Last to First in the Peace Process

  • David B. BrooksEmail author
  • Julie Trottier
  • Giulia Giordano
Part of the SpringerBriefs on Case Studies of Sustainable Development book series (BRIEFSCSSD)


This chapter summarizes the status of water negotiations among the three nations of Israel, Palestine, and Jordan as they were to now and as they could be with a broader interpretation and understanding of the role of water in human society. They all have much to gain from reaching a formal, equitable and sustainable agreement, but even more to lose from continued conflict and disruption. Indeed, they could become a model for transboundary water management among (formerly hostile) nations elsewhere in the world.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David B. Brooks
    • 1
    Email author
  • Julie Trottier
    • 2
  • Giulia Giordano
    • 3
  1. 1.University of VictoriaOttawaCanada
  2. 2.ART-Dev, Site Saint-CharleDirectrice de Recherche CNRSMontpellierFrance
  3. 3.EcoPeace Middle EastTel AvivIsrael

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