Tag: water governance

The Water Framework Directive in Spain – Limits to participation?

The Water Framework Directive is the flagship water legislation of the European Union. It is premised on several modern ideas on water governance, including the notion that water should be managed on the basin scale, that users must pay for their water, and that water decision must be taken in a participatory way. In a …

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The National Science Foundation – Research on Water Governance

The US based National Science Foundation is sponsoring a set of research projects on water governance. There is a strong emphasis on policy networks and social capital embedded in these networks. Many interesting publications have been posted, especially about the type of social capital that actors seek under different conditions. In some cases – when there’s a risk of defection of …

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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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Special feature water policy entrepreneurs

This special feature aims to further our understanding of the way in which transitions occur in water management. We contend that if we want to understand such transitions, we need to understand policy change and its opposite, policy stability. These issues have attracted considerable academic attention. Our interest is, however, very specific and thereby unique: …

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