Integrated Water Resources Management in Nigeria: Local factors and institutional challenges

 
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Integrated water resources management (IWRM) has been vigorously promoted as one of the water management paradigms that embrace multiple stakeholders with multiple targets.While it opens up opportunities for a holistic management of resources, the numerous institutional challenges for its operation however remain issues for continuous debates.What should be the right institution, and at what scale? This book offers useful insights into these issues from the Nigerian perspectives.Using the Cross River Basin,the book discusses the practical challenges of local factors that make the implementation of IWRM in Nigeria somehow difficult. It goes further to highlight some useful but highly overlooked opportunities that could help strengthen the implementation of IWRM.It is expected that this book will shape the debate on IWRM in a manner that will open up opportunities for practical reforms.The book will be highly useful to water management professionals and consultants; Universities and Research Institutes;students pursuing various career lines and researches on water management; government and non-governmental organizations; as well as policy makers

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Emmanuel M.Akpabio, PhD, lecturer,Dept of Geography, University of Uyo, Nigeria. Former commonwealth split-site doctoral scholar, Lancaster (UK) and Uyo (Nigeria)(2004-2006). British Academy Visiting Fellowship to Newcastle (UK-2008). Specific interest on water management. Member, International Water Resources Association (IWRA). emakpabio@yahoo.com

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