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Berry, Madison (author)
In an increasingly conflict-ridden world, ensuring sustainable access to essential services for vulnerable populations presents a considerable challenge. Existing best practices for sustainable development, including participatory processes and community-led, collaborative governance structures, often overlook applications in conflict settings....
master thesis 2023
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Hein, C.M. (author), Harteveld, Maurice (author), De Martino, P. (author), Hanna, J.M.K. (author), Tabakovic, M. (author), Donkor, C.E. (author)
This blog contribution supports the Urban Archipelago expo at Nieuwe Instituut (NI) in Rotterdam, designed to consist of four elements: a map, a view, a model, and a series of films that depicted a future of living with water, as well as a booklet that documented student work. The expo has been part of the Water Cities Rotterdam, which opened...
report 2023
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Bagherzadeh, Saeed (author), Mianabadi, Hojjat (author), Sadeghizadeh Bafandeh, Shahrzad (author), Ghorbani, Amineh (author), Deylami, Behavar (author)
Based on analyzing the composing elements of the water governance regime in the Hirmand River Basin, Iran, this paper examines the factors that facilitate the emergence of Adaptive Governance in a Global South context. Although the literature provides valuable insights into the characteristics of a well-established Adaptive Governance regime in...
journal article 2023
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Voorintholt, Derk (author), Minkman, E. (author), Gverdtsiteli, Gvantsa (author)
Based on a qualitative case study in An Giang province, Vietnam, we mapped the understanding of the ‘Living with Floods’ (LWF) concept and the implementation of three projects to explain the effectiveness of water governance in Vietnam. We have demonstrated how perceptions on the LWF concept differ per government level and the limits of water...
journal article 2022
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Sadeghizadeh Bafandeh, Shahrzad (author), Bagherzadeh, Saeed (author), Mianabadi, Hojjat (author), Ghorbani, Amineh (author)
Although good water governance (GWG) is a widely accepted concept, mistaking its principles for silver bullet approaches has hindered its successful applications. This highlights the idea that one-size-fits-all thinking does not satisfy the need to navigate toward sustainable outcomes in ever-changing complex water systems. This also...
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Nieuwenhuis, E.M. (author), Cuppen, Eefje (author), Langeveld, J.G. (author)
Urban water systems are under increased pressure from ongoing developments like climate change, population growth and urbanization. While it is clear that current urban water challenges need a more integrated approach, practitioners disagree on what such an integrated approach means exactly. Integration could therefore be described as a...
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van Alphen, Jos (author), de Heer, Jaap (author), Minkman, E. (author)
This paper evaluates long-term climate change adaptation strategies in the Netherlands and Bangladesh using the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) Principles of Good Water Governance. Deltas face complex challenges, and adequate long-term planning is essential for these regions. However, experience with these long...
journal article 2021
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Bhatt, Jahnavi (author)
The capitalistic and economy driven approach towards urbanization in India has led to a great disparity between different socio-cultural groups as well as a huge pressure on the ecological systems. Further, with the changing climate these groups are increasingly vulnerable to hazards. This can be observed even in the Ganges River Basin where...
master thesis 2020
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Johannessen, A. (author), Mostert, E. (author)
Social learning, especially triple-loop social learning involving institutional and governance changes, has great potential to address urban water issues such as flooding, drought, and pollution. It facilitates urban transition and the adoption of more systemic approaches and innovations. Social learning in water governance is a growing field...
journal article 2020
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Hegyi, Dóra (author)
In 2018 Cape Town faced the threat of becoming the first city in modern age to run out of drinking water and reach Day Zero, the day when due to a 3-year long drought the city’s taps are switched off and residents are compelled to fetch their daily 25 liters of water from communal taps. This time the city successfully managed to avoid the...
master thesis 2019
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Onencan, A.M. (author)
Complex and uncertain societal problems cannot be addressed by technical solutions that rely solely on predictions. Institutions that entirely rely on predictions, repeat the same actions (routine), with little reflection on the impact of these technological solutions upon the socio-technical system. Though routine is beneficial for stability...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Pigmans, K.A.M. (author), Aldewereld, Huib (author), Dignum, M.V. (author), Doorn, N. (author)
Stakeholder participation is a requirement for environmental decision-making in the European Union. Despite this, numerous instances can be seen in water governance in which stakeholders feel undervalued and unheard, thereby creating unfavourable procedural outcomes, resistance and conflict. In this article, we propose that a process of early...
journal article 2019
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Rap, Edwin (author), van der Zaag, P. (author)
This article provides an ethnographic example of a practice-based approach to water governance. It presents the situated case study of a canalero (canal operator) in the everyday water distribution of an irrigation system in Western Mexico. The canalero represents the low-ranked field operators at the frontline of many water provision...
journal article 2019
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Graversgaard, Morten (author), Hedelin, Beatrice (author), Smith, Laurence (author), Gertz, Flemming (author), Højberg, Anker Lajer (author), Langford, John (author), Martinez, Grit (author), Mostert, E. (author), Ptak, Emilia (author), Peterson, Heidi (author), Stelljes, Nico (author), van den Brink, Cors (author), Refsgaard, Jens Christian (author)
Diffuse Water Pollution from Agriculture (DWPA) and its governance has received increased attention as a policy concern across the globe. Mitigation of DWPA is a complex problem that requires a mix of policy instruments and a multi-agency, broad societal response. In this paper, opportunities and barriers for developing co-governance, defined...
journal article 2018
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Ertsen, M.W. (author), Wouters, Kyra (author)
Water is an important key to understand Maya society, especially water availability within a context of climatic changes. Increasing drought would have pushed the Maya water systems into collapse. This paper studies the Maya water systems from an action‐oriented perspective, in order to understand what challenges the Maya had to overcome when...
journal article 2018
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Onencan, A.M. (author), van de Walle, B.A. (author)
The Paris Agreement was a monumental stride towards global climate change governance. It unlocked the climate change gridlock, introducing country-subjective commitments and a five-year review mechanism. To support the implementation of the Paris Agreement, we designed the Nzoia WeShareIt climate change game. Game sessions were conducted in...
journal article 2018
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Doorn, N. (author)
The focus of the present study is on the allocation of responsibilities for addressing environmental risks in transboundary water governance. Effective environmental management in transboundary situations requires coordinated and cooperative action among diverse individuals and organizations. Currently, little insight exists on how to foster...
journal article 2017
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Fasihi Harandi, M. (author)
Given the water governance regime, how potent is the normative practice idea in the case of hydrosystems management? How can the normative practice framework explain the failure of the water governance of the Zayandehrud, and how can this explanation improve water governance both in thsi case and more generally?<br/>Can the govervance of the...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Doorn, N. (author)
The management of water is a topic of great concern. Inadequate management may lead to water scarcity and ecological destruction, but also to an increase of catastrophic floods. With climate change, both water scarcity and the risk of flooding are likely to increase even further in the coming decades. This makes water management currently a...
journal article 2016
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Kothuis, B.L.M. (author), Brand, A.D. (author), Sebastian, A.G. (author), Nillesen, A.L. (author), Jonkman, S.N. (author)
In 2008, Hurricane Ike devastated Bolivar Peninsula, narrowly missing the more heavily industrialized and populated areas in the region. In the aftermath of the hurricane, the Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters (SSPEED) Center at Rice University in Houston, and Texas A&M University in Galveston (TAMUG) led...
book 2015
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