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 Bressers|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Number of pages||11|
|Publication status||Published - 29 May 2013|