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Multi-stakeholder platforms for integrated water management [electronic resource] / edited by Jeroen Warner.

Contributor(s): Warner, Jeroen.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Ashgate studies in environmental policy and practice: Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 281 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780754684800 (electronic bk.); 0754684806 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Water-supply -- Management | Integrated water development | Water-supply -- Management -- International cooperation | Sustainable development | Environmental policy | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- Water SupplyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Multi-stakeholder platforms for integrated water management.DDC classification: 363.6/10684 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The beauty of the beast : multi-stakeholder participation for integrated catchment management / Jeroen Warner -- The nature of the beast : towards a comparative MSP typology / Jeroen Warner and Annemiek Verhallen -- Collaborative capital : a key to the successful practice of integrated water resources management / Nigel Watson -- Integrated catchment management and MSPs : pulling in different directions? / Bruce Mitchell -- Contrasting UK experiences with participatory approaches to integrated river basin management / Malcolm Newson -- �Arhus convention in practice : access to information and decision-making in a pilot planning process for a Flemish river basin / Annemiek Verhallen -- The international Zwin Commission : the beauty of a mayfly? / Leo Santbergen -- Participating in watershed management : policy and practice in the Trahunco watershed, Argentinean Patagonia / Alejandra Moreyra and Jeroen Warner -- 'Yakunchik' : coming to agreement after violence in Per�u / Mar�ia Teresa Or�e -- Multi-stakeholder platforms for surface and groundwater management in the Lerma-Chapala basin, Mexico / Philippus Wester, Jaime Hoogesteger van Dijk and Hans Paters -- Less tension, limited decision : a multi-stakeholder platform to review a contested sanitation project in Tiquipaya, Bolivia / Nicolas Faysse, Vladimir Coss�io, Franz Quiroz, Ra�ul Ampuero and Bernardo Paz -- Multi-stakeholder dissonance in the South African water arena / Eliab Simpungwe, Pieter Waalewijn and Bert Raven -- Mekong region water-related MSPs : unfulfilled potential / John Dore -- Against the conventional wisdom : why sector reallocation of water and multi-stakeholder platforms do not take place in Uzbekistan / Kai Wegerich -- Unpacking participatory NRM : distinguishing resource capture from democratic governance / Bruce Currie-Alder -- Towards evaluating MSPs for integrated catchment management -- Annemiek Verhallen, Jeroen Warner and Leo Santbergen.
Summary: As they provide a negotiating space for a diversity of interests, Multi-Stakeholder Platforms (MSPs) are an increasingly popular mode of involving civil society in resource management decisions. Illustrated by a wide geographical range of case studies, this book focuses on water management to take a positive, if critical, look at this phenomenon.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The beauty of the beast : multi-stakeholder participation for integrated catchment management / Jeroen Warner -- The nature of the beast : towards a comparative MSP typology / Jeroen Warner and Annemiek Verhallen -- Collaborative capital : a key to the successful practice of integrated water resources management / Nigel Watson -- Integrated catchment management and MSPs : pulling in different directions? / Bruce Mitchell -- Contrasting UK experiences with participatory approaches to integrated river basin management / Malcolm Newson -- �Arhus convention in practice : access to information and decision-making in a pilot planning process for a Flemish river basin / Annemiek Verhallen -- The international Zwin Commission : the beauty of a mayfly? / Leo Santbergen -- Participating in watershed management : policy and practice in the Trahunco watershed, Argentinean Patagonia / Alejandra Moreyra and Jeroen Warner -- 'Yakunchik' : coming to agreement after violence in Per�u / Mar�ia Teresa Or�e -- Multi-stakeholder platforms for surface and groundwater management in the Lerma-Chapala basin, Mexico / Philippus Wester, Jaime Hoogesteger van Dijk and Hans Paters -- Less tension, limited decision : a multi-stakeholder platform to review a contested sanitation project in Tiquipaya, Bolivia / Nicolas Faysse, Vladimir Coss�io, Franz Quiroz, Ra�ul Ampuero and Bernardo Paz -- Multi-stakeholder dissonance in the South African water arena / Eliab Simpungwe, Pieter Waalewijn and Bert Raven -- Mekong region water-related MSPs : unfulfilled potential / John Dore -- Against the conventional wisdom : why sector reallocation of water and multi-stakeholder platforms do not take place in Uzbekistan / Kai Wegerich -- Unpacking participatory NRM : distinguishing resource capture from democratic governance / Bruce Currie-Alder -- Towards evaluating MSPs for integrated catchment management -- Annemiek Verhallen, Jeroen Warner and Leo Santbergen.

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As they provide a negotiating space for a diversity of interests, Multi-Stakeholder Platforms (MSPs) are an increasingly popular mode of involving civil society in resource management decisions. Illustrated by a wide geographical range of case studies, this book focuses on water management to take a positive, if critical, look at this phenomenon.

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