Karousakis, Katia and Koundouri, Phoebe and Assimacopoulos, Dionysis and Jeffrey, Paul and Lange, Manfred (2006): Conclusions and policy recommendations for the E.U. Water Framework Directive. Published in: Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (2006)
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The purpose of this final chapter is to identify the common themes of the three projects (WSM, Medis, and Aquadapt), to integrate and harmonise the results and approaches adopted by each, and to discuss conclusions and potential policy implications that can feed into the EU Water Framework Directive. The knowledge that has emerged from the three projects has been principally obtained from case study analyses. These have examined competing water use patterns, compared governance structures and how these have evolved in response to scarcity and structural and non-structural instruments to address water deficiency. The experiences and lessons learned from these studies are summarised below. First however we briefly describe the general circumstances, or pressures and driving forces, that are common to the case studies examined in the ARID cluster of projects.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Conclusions and policy recommendations for the E.U. Water Framework Directive|
|Keywords:||EU Water Framework Directive;Policy recommendations|
|Subjects:||Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q2 - Renewable Resources and Conservation > Q25 - Water
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q2 - Renewable Resources and Conservation
|Depositing User:||Phoebe Koundouri|
|Date Deposited:||12. Oct 2012 20:22|
|Last Modified:||14. Mar 2015 13:56|
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