Water Rights and Human Rights

Zetland, David
April 2010
Forbes Asia;Apr2010, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p49
The article presents the author's views on including a human right to safe water in constitutions. He comments water rights will make the developing countries weak. He suggests to give the property rights in water to the poor. He refers to the positive impacts on equity, governance and efficiency of a human right to safe water. He remarks that poor people should be given water instead of a human right to water.


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