Reducing Water Insecurity through Stakeholder Participation in River Basin Management in the Asia-Pacific
|Project Summary||This employed a combination of human response options (scientific, engineering, institutional, financial, social, economic) and partnerships (domestic and transboundary), as a powerful tool in good water governance and a precondition for effective policy process towards sustainable development. |
This project was highlighted in the APN's Third Strategic Phase (3SP) Evaluation Report because of the following:
|Project Leader||Dr. Elena Nikitina, Director, EcoPolicy Research and Consulting, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION|
|Countries Involved||Australia, China, Russian Federation, Thailand, Viet Nam|
|Scientific Thematic Area||Ecosystems, Biodiversity and Land Use|
|Sub-Thematic Area||River Basin Management|
|Project Duration||2 years|
|Year of Completion||2009|
|Project Output|| |
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Sinh, B. T., Lebel, L., Tung, N. T. (2009). Indigenous knowledge and decision making in Vietnam: Living with floods in An Giang Province, Mekong Delta, Vietnam. In Shaw, R. (Ed.), Indigenous knowledge and disaster risk reduction: From practice to policy. NOVA.
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