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TitleShared rivers initiative : supporting the wise use of southern Africa’s waters
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsVuuren, L. van
Paginationp. 14 - 17; 1 fig.; 3 photographs
Date Published2013-03-01
PublisherWater Research Commission, WRC
Place PublishedGezina
Keywordssouthern africa, sustainability, water resources management
Abstract

Over the past decades, integrated water resource management (IWRM) has gained prominence as a powerful water management concept. It is an idea that promotes the equitable and sustainable management of a catchment by all who live and share its waters. A closer look at a current research programme aimed at testing IWRM in practice reveals that implementation is much more complex than initially thought. [authors abstract]

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