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Networks and Institutions in Natural Resource Management

Edited By: Yvonne Rydin and Eva Falleth

248 pages, no illustrations

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Mar 2006 | #157641 | ISBN: 1845422945
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About this book

Case studies in sustainable development on a local level.

Managing natural resources sustainably is a complex task that demands the involvement of many different stakeholders. Network arrangements are increasingly used to try and achieve such sustainable management. This book assesses the practice of such networks using original research into case studies of landscape, habitat and water management from England, Norway, Sweden, Spain and Zimbabwe.

Contents:
1. Fragmented Institutions: The Problem Facing Natural Resource Management
2. Institutions and Networks: The Search for Conceptual Research Tools
3. The New Forest, England: Cooperative Planning for a Commons
4. Setesdal Vestei-Ryfylkeheiane, Norway: Local Co-management in a Protected Area
5. Cannock Chase, England: A Policy Champion for a Local Landscape
6. The Rondane Region, Norway: Common Pool Management through Statutory Planning
7. Mafungautsi Area, Zimbabwe: Decentralised Management of Forests
8. The Morsa River Basin, Norway: Collective Action for Improving Water Quality
9. The Lake District, England: Participation in Managing Water Abstraction
10. Castilla-La Mancha, Spain: Collective Action and Inaction for Groundwater Management
11. The R#nne and Em Rivers, Sweden: Resilience, Networks and Bargaining Power in Water Management


Contents

Preface; 1. Fragmented Institutions: The Problem Facing Natural Resource Management; 2. Institutions and Networks: The Search for Conceptual Research Tools; 3. The New Forest, England: Cooperative Planning for a Commons; 4. Setesdal Vestei-Ryfylkeheiane, Norway: Local Co-management in a Protected Area; 5. Cannock Chase, England: A Policy Champion for a Local Landscape; 6. The Rondane Region, Norway: Common Pool Management through Statutory Planning; 7. Mafungautsi Area, Zimbabwe: Decentralised Management of Forests; 8. The Morsa River Basin, Norway: Collective Action for Improving Water Quality; 9. The Lake District, England: Participation in Managing Water Abstraction 10. Castilla-La Mancha, Spain: Collective Action and Inaction for Groundwater Management 11. The Ronne and Em Rivers, Sweden: Resilience, Networks and Bargaining Power in Water Management 12. Conclusion Appendix - Methodology Bibliography.

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