Water is an important natural resource that has affected both the development and the destruction of societies since ancient times (Wittfogel, 1957; Postel, 1999). Modern societies are undergoing change on a number of fronts and thus the associated skills, knowledge and approaches for managing this vital resource are also changing. As such, water management is becoming an increasingly challenging endeavour.
|Title of host publication||Water Governance, Policy and Knowledge Transfer|
|Subtitle of host publication||International Studies on Contextual Water Management|
|Editors||Cheryl de Boer, Joanne Vinke-de Kruijf, Gül Özerol, Hans Th. A. Bressers|
|Publisher||Routledge, Taylor and Francis|
|Number of pages||11|
|Publication status||Published - 29 May 2013|
Özerol, G., de Boer, C., & Vinke-de Kruijf, J. (2013). Introduction. In C. de Boer, J. Vinke-de Kruijf, G. Özerol, & H. T. A. Bressers (Eds.), Water Governance, Policy and Knowledge Transfer: International Studies on Contextual Water Management (pp. 1-11). Routledge, Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203102992