Integrated River Basin Management through Decentralization / Edition 1

Integrated River Basin Management through Decentralization / Edition 1

by Karin Kemper
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540283544

ISBN-13: 9783540283546

Pub. Date: 12/13/2006

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Drawing upon a worldwide survey of river basin organizations and in-depth studies of eight river basins in a variety of locations around the globe, this book examines how institutional arrangements for managing water resources at the river-basin level have been designed and implemented, the impetus for these arrangements, and what institutional features appear to

Overview

Drawing upon a worldwide survey of river basin organizations and in-depth studies of eight river basins in a variety of locations around the globe, this book examines how institutional arrangements for managing water resources at the river-basin level have been designed and implemented, the impetus for these arrangements, and what institutional features appear to be associated with greater or lesser success in river basin management.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540283546
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/13/2006
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

1. River basin management at the lowest appropriate level: When and why does it (not) work in pracitave? - 2. Comparative analysis of case studies.- 3. Determinants of river basin management decentralization: Motivation, process, and performance.- 4. Australia: Murray-Darling basin.- 5. Brazil: Alton Tietê basin.- 6. Brazil: Jaguaribe basin.- 7. Canada: Fraser basin.- 8. Costa Rica: Tárcoles basin.- 9. Indonesia: Brantas basin.- 10. Poland: Warta basin.- 11. Spain: Guadalquivir basin.- 12. River basin management: Conclusions and implications.

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