Category: Political systems

Land grabbing in Africa and beyond

By Farhad Mukhtarov. One of the most captivating talks at the Earth System Governance Conference in Lund, Sweden this April was by Margaret Carol Lee. The subject of the presentation was on land-grabbing in Africa. She called this as “the crime of the new scramble for the Africa’ black gold — land”. The presentation

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Navigating Venice through the climate change rapids

The “safeguarding of Venice and its lagoon” has been systematically addressed by the Italian government since the 1970s. At that time a Special Law was issued that put in charge national, regional, local authorities to achieve three goals: physical protection from flooding and sea storms; prevention of environmental, nature and urban degradation; socio-economic development of …

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Recent advances in research on the Institutional Analysis and Development Framework

The Policy Studies Journal has published a special feature on the Institutional Analysis and Development (IAD) framework, which was developed by Elinor Ostrom. After the publication of the classic book ‘Governing the Commons’ in 1990, the IAD-framework was further developed at the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis at Indiana University. A core feature …

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Book on water transitions

Water Policy Entrepreneurs A Research Companion to Water Transitions around the Globe Editor(s): Dave Huitema and Sander Meijerink Publication Date: 22 Feb 2010 • ISBN: 9781843393153 Pages: 480 • Hardback

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