Delivering change

Towards fit-for-purpose governance of adaptation to flooding and drought

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This book addresses pressing challenges of policy makers, planners and project managers in the water sector to successfully implement adaptation action. It draws on case studies about water sensitive urban design (WSUD) in Australia and the Room for the River flood protection programme in the Netherlands. The book explains a procedure for establishing effective governance of adaptation and shows how this procedure can be implemented to enhance adaptation projects during different stages of system transformation. In addition, it describes how planned adaptation projects in multi-stakeholder settings can be managed effectively. With this, it links governance for strategic planning and the delivery of adaptation to flooding and drought.