Wetlands governance in the Mekong Region: country reports on the legal-institutional framework and economic valuation of aquatic resources
AbstractWetlands are central to the livelihoods of rural communities through out the Mekong Region, providing vital functions and services that support the rural economy, ensure food security for the most vulnerable membrs of society, and underpin the prospects for national development. Proper appreciation of the importance of wetlands has been hampered by inadequate information and awareness of their uses, particularly among development planners, as well as legal and institutional frameworks that are often fragmented and poorly enforced. Wetlands are consistently undervalued and overlooked as a result, and ultimately, it is the rural poor who lose out.
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Bibliographic InfoThis book is provided by The WorldFish Center in its series Working Papers with number 36756 and published in 2005.
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Wetlands-Economic aspects; Wetlands-Law and legislation; Socioeconomic aspects; Aquatic resources; WorldFish Center Contrib. No. 1754; Mekong Delta; Thailand; Cambodia; Vietnam; Lao PDR;
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