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Title Integrated river basin management through decentralization / Karin E. Kemper, William Blomquist, Ariel Dinar, (Eds.).
Imprint Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2007.

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Subject Watershed management.
Alt Name Kemper, Karin E.
Blomquist, William A. (William Andrew), 1957-
Dinar, Ariel, 1947-
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 262 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-247) and index.
Contents pt. 1. River basin management at the lowest appropriate level: when and why does it work in practice? -- River basin management at the lowest appropriate level: when and why does it (not) work in practice? -- Comparative analysis of case studies -- Determinants of river basin management decentralization: motivation, process, and performance -- pt. 2. The case studies -- Australia: Murray-Darling Basin -- Brazil: Alto Tiete Basin -- Brazil: Jaguaribe Basin -- Canada: Fraser Basin -- Costa Rica: Tarcoles Basin -- Indonesia: Brantas Basin -- Poland: Warta Basin -- Spain: Guadalquivir Basin -- pt. 3. Conclusion -- River basin management: conclusions and implications.
Summary 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, what the impetus for these arrangements has been, and what institutional features appear to be associated with greater or lesser success in river basin management.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783540283553
3540283552
3540283544 (Cloth)
9783540283546 (Cloth)
OCLC # 184984469
Additional Format Print version: Integrated river basin management through decentralization. Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2007 3540283544 9783540283546 (DLC) 2006936101 (OCoLC)62226368