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close this bookHydropolitics along the Jordan River. Scarce Water and Its Impact on the Arab-Israeli Conflict (UNU, 1995, 272 pages)
close this folder4. Interdisciplinary analysis and the Jordan River watershed
close this folder4.2. Preliminary watershed analysis
View the document4.2.1 Survey of hydropolitical positions
View the document4.2.2 Goal statement and planning horizon
View the document4.2.3 Future water supply and demand, "water stress" index

4.2.2 Goal statement and planning horizon

As suggested in chapter 3, the goal statement remains: "To provide for future water needs for the riparians of the Jordan River watershed while alleviating water-related political pressures." I use a 30-year planning horizon to allow the results of both short-term and longerterm technical and policy options to manifest themselves.