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Title (Primary) Institutional settings in transboundary water management: lessons from the Fergana Valley and the lower Jordan Basin
Title (Secondary) Management of transboundary water resources under scarcity. A multidisciplinary approach
Author Bismuth, C.; Hansjürgens, B.;
Publisher Dinar, A.; Tsur, Y.;
Year 2017
Department OEKON;
Language englisch;
POF III (all) T12;
Keywords Major water engineering projects; transboundary water management; path dependencies; Red Sea — Dead Sea Conveyance Project; Fergana Valley; IWRM; International Water Law Read More: http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/9789814740050_0009
UFZ wide themes RU6;
Abstract Both the Fergana Valley in Central Asia and the Lower Jordan River Basin are international hotspots in water management. The irrigation and land use systems in both basins have seen important changes during the last century and the economic, social, and political stability in those regions depends largely on the availability and fair distribution of the basins’ water resources. How these water resources are managed depends in many ways on the different institutional settings and their adaptation capacities. In both regions, path dependencies, resulting from the construction of major water engineering projects (MWEPs) and existing institutional settings, constrain the introduction of integrated water resources management (IWRM) within a transboundary context. Those constraints can only be lifted by the introduction of adaptive and participative instruments
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Persistent UFZ Identifier http://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=20939&ufzPublicationIdentifier=18991
Bismuth, C., Hansjürgens, B. (2017):
Institutional settings in transboundary water management: lessons from the Fergana Valley and the lower Jordan Basin
In: Dinar, A., Tsur, Y. (eds.)
Management of transboundary water resources under scarcity. A multidisciplinary approach
World Scientific Publishing, Singapur, p. 277 - 299