From Premise to Practice: a Critical Assessment of Integrated Water Resources Management and Adaptive Management Approaches in the Water Sector

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Wietske Medema ; Brian S. McIntosh ; Paul J. Jeffrey (2008)
  • Publisher: Resilience Alliance
  • Journal: Ecology and Society (issn: 1708-3087)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5751/ES-02611-130229
  • Subject: adaptive capacity | adaptive management | integrated water resources management | sustainable water management | uncertainty | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5 | Ecology | QH540-549.5

The complexity of natural resource use processes and dynamics is now well accepted and described in theories ranging across the sciences from ecology to economics. Based upon these theories, management frameworks have been developed within the research community to cope... View more
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