Research shows that many water governance regimes are failing to guide social-ecological systems away from points, beyond which, damage to social and environmental well-being will be difficult to correct. This problem is apparent in regions that face water conflicts and climate threats. There remains a need to clarify what is it about governance that people need to change in water conflict prone regions, how to collectively go about doing that, and how research can actively support this.
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- Environmental Studies
- Political Science
- Water resources management
- Latin America
- Participatory Approach and Methods
- sustainability assessment
- Sustainable Water Governance
- Transition Strategies
- Water Conflict
- Water-supply--Costa Rica--Guanacaste--Management.
- Sustainable development--Costa Rica--Guanacaste.
- Sustainable development
- Water rights--Costa Rica--Guanacaste.
- Water rights
- Partial requirement for: Ph. D., Arizona State University, 2014Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 294-324)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Sustainability