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Towards Integrated Water Resources Management. International experience in development of river basin organisations

Towards Integrated Water Resources Management. International experience in development of river basin organisations
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). April 2014
  • This report looks at the development of River Basin Organisations (RBOs) in terms of availability of data, logical demarcation, adequate organisational design, clear mandates, stakeholder participation and transparent decision-making, integrated planning systems and capacity building amongst others. It contains five central chapters including a background on IWRM, Justification for river Basin Management through River Basin Organisations, Types of River Basin Organisations, Decentralisation and Subsidiarity and Development of River Basin Organisations.
  • Geographical coverage: Global, South Africa, Zimbabwe
  • Main themes: Capacity building, Cost recovery, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Legal aspects, Participation, River Basin Management, Rivers
  • Main target audience: Basin auhorities, Decision makers, Governments, Local governments, Stakeholders
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Impact evaluation, Reporting on project findings/outputs
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Case studies, Facts and figures
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Published in 2015