After providing an analysis of international legal instruments relating to the management and protection of water resources, such as the 1997 UN Watercourses Convention and the 2008 Draft Articles on the Law of Transboundary Aquifers, this monograph focuses on the cooperation agreements for the Indus

After describing customary water rights in selected African countries and the water allocation systems introduced by colonial rulers, and their evolution, this article highlights both the injustices that the colonial legacy of permit systems creates for peasants and the administrative overloads that these systems currently