Item description for Water Institutions: Policies, Performance and Prospects (Water Resources Development and Management) by Chennat Gopalakrishnan, Cecilia Tortajada & Asit K. Biswas...
This study is a major first attempt to address the many issues associated with the institutional innovation in water resource management comprehensively and in depth. It is a global survey and assessment of the structure, evolution, and performance of water institutions in regional, national, and international settings. It includes: an analysis and discussion of the rationale for institutional innovations, based on case study findings; specific suggestions for sustainable institutional design; and recommendations for implementing institutional reforms. The term "water institutions" in the context of this volume is broadly defined to include water laws and regulations, water supply schemes, water technologies, regulatory practices, and water administration policies, all viewed in light of the prevailing socioeconomic, political, and cultural settings in which they are embedded.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Apr 6, 2005
ISBN 3540238115 ISBN13 9783540238119
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More About Chennat Gopalakrishnan, Cecilia Tortajada & Asit K. Biswas
Gopalakrishnan is Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Chennat Gopalakrishnan has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Hawaii at Manoa University of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA Univ.