Irrigation and river basin management [electronic resource] : options for governance and institutions / edited by Mark Svendsen.
- Wallingford, Oxon, UK : Cambridge, MA : CABI Pub. in association with the International Water Management Institute, c2005.
- Cabi Publishing
1 online resource (270 p.)
- Watershed management.
Watershed management -- Case studies.
Integrated water development.
- Electronic books.
- Reviews river basin management in six developed and developing countries. This book describes and applies a functional theory of river basin management, based on the idea that there is a minimum set of functions required to manage basins effectively and a set of basic conditions that enable effective management institutions to emerge.
- Contributors; Preface; 1 Managing River Basins: an Institutional Perspective; 2 Phases of River Basin Development: the Need for Adaptive Institutions; 3 Limits to Leapfrogging: Issues in Transposing Successful River Basin Management Institutions in the Developing World; 4 Making Sound Decisions: Information Needs for Basin Water Management; 5 Financing River Basin Organizations; 6 Water Management for Irrigation and Environment in a Water-stressed Basin in Southwest France; 7 Basin Management in a Mature Closed Basin: the Case of California's Central Valley
8 River Basin Closure and Institutional Change in Mexico's Lerma–Chapala Basin9 Water Resources Planning and Management in the Olifants Basin of South Africa: Past, Present and Future; 10 Water Resource Management in the Dong Nai Basin: Current Allocation Processes and Perspectives for the Future; 11 Governing Closing Basins: the Case of the Gediz River in Turkey; 12 Managing River Basins: Lessons from Experience; 13 Providing Irrigation Serv
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Svendsen, Mark, 1945-
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