Book Chapters & Reports

Book Chapters & Reports (see also Books)

Krisht, Ghida, Said, Rania Bou, Aboujaoude, Lena, Hajjar, Tia, Kamaleddine, Farah, Soufi, Abdul Rahman, Bashour, Isam, Yanni, Sandra F., Mohtar, Rabi and Dare, Anne (2024) Irrigating With Treated Wastewater. In: Abraham, Martin A. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies, 2nd Edition, vol. 2, pp. 635–651. Oxford: Elsevier.  download 

Bachour, R., Yanni, S., Daher, B., Jaafar, H., Ajour, S. & Mohtar, R. 2024. Water–energy–food–health nexus in Lebanon – Case study. SOLAW21 Technical background report. Rome, FAO. download

Beth Kinne, Darrin Magee, Bruce McCarl, Rabi Mohtar, Robert Richardson, Benjamin L. Ruddell, Peter Saundry, Lara Treemore Spears (2020). Opportunities at the Nexus. In The Food-Energy-Water Nexus (Chapter 21). Peter Saundry and Bengamin Ruddell (Editors). AESS Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies and Sciences Series. (first textbook on the integration of food, energy and water systems (FEWS)). ISBN-10:3030299139; ISBN-13:9783030299132. Springer International. download chapter

Bahn, Rachel A.; Juergenliemk, Armine; Zurayk, Rami; Debroux, Laurent; Broka, Sandra; Mohtar, Rabi. 2021. Digital Revitalization of the Agri-food Sector in Mashreq. Focus on Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon. Washington, DC: World Bank. download

Martin Keulertz and Rabi Mohtar. 2020. Governing the ‘Water-Energy-Food Nexus’ on the National Level. In Luomi, M., Fuller, G., Dahan, L., Lisboa Båsund, K., de la Mothe Karoubi, E. and Lafortune, G. 2019. Arab Region SDG Index and Dashboards Report 2019. (Pg 23-26). Abu Dhabi and New York: SDG Centre of Excellence for the Arab Region/Emirates Diplomatic Academy and Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Pg 23-26.

Emre Eftelioglu, Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm, Rabi Mohtar, Benjamin Ruddell, Peter Saundry, and Shashi Shekhar. (2020). Applying Science to Practice. In The Food-Energy-Water Nexus (Chapter 17). Peter Saundry and Bengamin Ruddell (Editors). AESS Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies and Sciences Series. (first textbook on the integration of food, energy and water systems (FEWS)). ISBN-10:3030299139; ISBN-13:9783030299132. Springer International

Rabi Mohtar and Amjad Assi (2019) The Role of New and Green Water Resources in Localizing Water and Food Security Under Arid and Semi-Arid Conditions in The Oxford Handbook of Food, Water and Society Tony Allan, Brendan Bromwich, Martin Keulertz, and Anthony Colman (Editors) DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190669799.013.45

Martin Keulertz and Rabi Mohtar (2019) Governance and Cooperation over Food and SDG2 in the Arab Region. EDA Insight Research and Analysis. Emirates Diplomatic Academy.

Carmona-Moreno, C., Dondeynaz, C., Beidler, M. (Editors); (Collaborating Expert: Mohtar) (2018) Position Paper on Water, Energy, Food and Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS). JRC Technical Reports. EUR 29509. Print ISBN 978-92-76-00159-1 ISSN 1018-5593 doi:10.2760/31812 KJ-NA-29509-EN-C; PDF ISBN 978-92-79-98276-7 ISSN 1831-9424 doi:10.2760/5295 KJ-NA-29509-EN-N.

Bassel Daher, Sanghyun Lee, Rabi H. Mohtar, Jeremiah O. Asaka and Stacy D. VanDeveer. 2017. Security, climate change, and the resource nexus. In Routledge Handbook of the Resource Nexus. Edited by Raimund Bleischwitz, Holger Hoff, Catalina Spartaru, Ester van der Voet and Stacy van Deveer. Pp 45-63. Routledge, UK and NY. ISBN: 978-1-138-67549-0 (hbk); ISBN: 978-1-315-56062-5 (ebk).

Daher, Bassel, Rabi H. Mohtar, S-H. Lee, A. Assi. 2017. Modeling the Water-Energy-Food Nexus: a 7-Question Guideline. In Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Principles and Practices, Geophysical Monograph 229, First Edition. Edited by P. Abdul Salam, Sangam Shrestha, Vishnu Prasad Pandey, and Anil Kumar Anal. 2017 American Geophysical Union. Volume 229; 57 pages; John Wiley & Sons.

Mohtar R.H., Assi A.T., Daher B.T. 2017 Current Water for Food Situational Analysis in the Arab Region and Expected Changes Due to Dynamic Externalities. In: Amer K., Adeel Z., Böer B., Saleh W. (eds) The Water, Energy, and Food Security Nexus in the Arab Region. Water Security in a New World. Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-48408-2_10.

Mohtar, Rabi H., Keulertz, Martin, and Singh, Vijay P. 2016. Water Security. In Handbook of Applied Hydrology, McGraw Hill. Ch 154, 6 pgs, ISBN: 978-0-07-183509-1.

Martin Keulertz, Jeannie Sowers, Eckart Woertz, and Rabi Mohtar. The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Arid Regions: The Politics of Problemsheds. The Handbook of Water Politics and Policy. Edited by Ken Conca and Erika Weinthal. DOI: 10.10913/oxfordhb/9780199335084.013.28.

Mohtar, Rabi H., 2016. Integrated Water, Energy, and Food Governance: A Qatari Perspective. In Policy-Making in a Transformative State: The Case of Qatar. (M. Evren Tok, Lolwah R.M. Alkhater, and Leslie A. Pal, Editors). Macmillan Publishers Ltd. London. DOI 10.1057/978-1-137-46639-6.

Mohtar, Rabi and Sean DeCleene, 2014. The Effects of Climate Change on Water-Food-Energy Nexus, in Climate Adaptation, Seizing the Challenge, World Economic Forum. Geneva, Switzerland. (

Braudeau, E. and Rabi Mohtar. 2014. Integrative Environment Modeling. In Encyclopedia of Agricultural, Food, and Biological Engineering, Second Edition. Taylor and Francis: New York, Published online: 07 May 2014; 1-6.

Mohtar, Rabi H., Mohammed Darwish. 2013. GCC Renewable Energy Readiness Assessment Report 2011-2012, Qatar., A. Mondal, D. Hawila, H. Khalil, T. Mezher (eds). Masdar Institute.

Llewellyn-Smith C. and Rabi H. Mohtar. Proceedings of Energy Security Symposium. QSCIENCE. Qatar, 2012.

Rabi H. Mohtar and Daher, B. 2012. Water, Energy, and Food: The Ultimate Nexus. Encyclopedia of Agricultural, Food and Biological Engineering, Second Edition. Taylor and Francis LLC, Publication 2nd edition. DOI 10.1081/EAFE2/120048376. (Translated to Arabic and updated per League of Arab States request, 2014)

Tilma, M., E.J. Hilkert, G.H. de Rooij, Julie Jesiek, and Rabi H. Mohtar. 2012. Air Sparging for Contaminant Removal: Applications. Encyclopedia of Agricultural, Food and Biological Engineering, Second Edition. Taylor and Francis LLC. Publication. 2nd edition.

Mohtar, Rabi H. 2011. An Integrated Sustainability Index for Effective Water Policy. In Water Security The Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus. The World Economic Forum Water Initiative. Island Press,Washington.

Rabi H. Mohtar. 2010. Integrated Water (Environmental) Decision Support System. In Water and Growth: The Ultimate Nexus. World Economic Forum Publications.

Mohtar, R.H. Integrated Sustainability Index for Effective Water Policy. In Water and Growth: The Ultimate Nexus. World Economic Forum Publications.

Mohtar, R.H., Braudeau, and H. Belhouchette, eds. 2010. Multi-scale water and land-use modeling in support for better decision making. Special issue of Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 2012.

Mohtar, R.H., T. Zhai, J-Y Choi, and B. Engel. 2008. Web-based GIS Hydrologic Modeling for Siting Water Harvesting Reservoir. In: Watershed Management in Dry Areas, Challenges and Opportunities. Eds. Bruggeman, A., M. Ouessar, and R. H. Mohtar. ICARDA, Alleppo Syria. iv + 173 pp.

Ouessar, M., A. Bruggeman, F. Abdelli, and Rabi H. Mohtar. (Editors) 2008. Adaptation and Evaluation of SWAT Model for Application in an Arid Watershed in southeast Tunisia. ICARDA, Alleppo Syria. iv + 173 pp.

Mohtar, R.H. and T. Zhai. 2007. Web-Based Ecological Decision Support System. In Agricultural Water Management: Proceedings of a Workshop in Tunisia (Series: Strengthening Science-Based Decision Making in Developing Countries). Science and Technology for Sustainability Program (STS) National Academies Press. Pp. 122-131.

Michel Crétenet, Rabi H. Mohtar, Ali Angokaï Moussa. 2006. Risk assessment in decision-making on rainfed cotton (in French). Cahiers Agricultures vol. 15, n° 1, janvier-février 2006.

Braudeau, E. and  Rabi H. Mohtar. 2006. Bridging the Gap Between Pedology and Soil Physics. In 20 Years of Nonlinear Dynamics in Geosciences. Eds. Jim Elsner and Tasos Tsonis. Springer.

Zhai, T. and Rabi H. Mohtar. 2005. Informatics and Model Based Analysis and Management. In: Systems Analysis and Modeling in Food and Agriculture [Eds. David H. Fleisher, K.C. Ting, and Luis F. Rodriguez] Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems.  Developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, Eolss Publishers, Oxford, UK [].

Braudeau, E., Rabi H. Mohtar, and N. Chahinian. 2004. Estimating soil shrinkage parameters. In: Y. Pachepsky and W.J. Rawls (eds.) Development of Pedotransfer Functions in Soil Hydrology. Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Pp. 225-240. DOI 10.1016/S0166-2481(04)30013-9.

Braudeau, E. and Rabi H. Mohtar. 2004. Soil Water Functions in Pedostructure. In Encyclopedia of Water Science. Marcel Dekker, Stewart and Howell, eds. DOI:10.1081/E-EWS 120021076

Mohtar, R.H., F.A. El-Awar, and W. Jabre. 2003. Water Harvesting for Rural Water Supply. Encyclopedia of Water. Mercel Dekker. 815-822. DOI:10.108/E-EWS 120010106

Stott, D., Rabi H. Mohtar, and G. Steinhardt. 2002. The Global Form. Peer reviewed Proceedings of ISCO ’99 (over 300 contributors).

Mohtar, R.H., V. Puri, and N. Carroll. eds. 1996. Selected topics in numerical analysis: A tutorial set. Contributors: J. Irudayaraj, V. Puri, V.J. Raghavan, and L. Segerlind. ASABE publications, St. Joseph, MI, USA.

Segerlind, L.J. and Rabi H. Mohtar. 1996. A new paradigm for solving transient thermal problems. In: Selected Topics in Numerical Analysis: A tutorial set, Vol. 1. Mohtar, R., V.M. Puri, and N. Carroll, eds. ASABE Publications, St. Joseph, MI, USA.

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