Introduction 'Governance for Drought Resilience'

Nanny Bressers, Johannes T.A. Bressers, Corinne Larrue

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This book is about governance for drought resilience. But that simple sentence alone might rouse several questions. Because what do we mean with drought, and how does that relate to water scarcity? And what do we mean with resilience, and why is resilience needed for tackling drought? And how does governance enter this equation? We argue that governance assessment—the study of restricting and facilitating characteristics of a governance setting—can greatly aid implementation of drought adaptation measures, thereby increasing drought resilience.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGovernance for Drought Resilience: Land and Water Drought Management in Europe
EditorsHans Bressers, Nanny Bressers, Corinne Larrue
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-29669-2
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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PublisherSpringer International Publishing


  • METIS-318172
  • IR-101635

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