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Research-supported participatory planning for water stress mitigation

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  • Irina Ribarova
  • Dionysis Assimacopoulos
  • Paul Jeffrey
  • Katherine Daniell
  • David Inman
  • Lydia Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia
  • Thomas Melin
  • Petar Kalinkov
  • Nils Ferrand
  • Katharina Tarnaki

Abstract

With multi-stakeholder issues such as climate change or population growth providing significant challenges for water managers, participatory approaches to planning and management are becoming increasingly popular. To aid water stress mitigation in Bulgaria's Iskar region, a participatory process with a broad range of stakeholders was designed and tested. Options adapted for the region such as risk management and industrial and domestic water conservation were studied. The results suggest that strong research support is needed to adapt participatory management theories into operational planning processes. Definition of appropriate working groups with clear roles and responsibilities are also needed to ensure effective implementation.

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  • Irina Ribarova & Dionysis Assimacopoulos & Paul Jeffrey & Katherine Daniell & David Inman & Lydia Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia & Thomas Melin & Petar Kalinkov & Nils Ferrand & Katharina Tarnaki, 2011. "Research-supported participatory planning for water stress mitigation," Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 54(2), pages 283-300.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:jenpmg:v:54:y:2011:i:2:p:283-300
    DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2010.506074
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    2. Janez Sušnik & Jose-Luis Molina & Lydia Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia & Dragan Savić & Zoran Kapelan, 2013. "Comparative Analysis of System Dynamics and Object-Oriented Bayesian Networks Modelling for Water Systems Management," Water Resources Management: An International Journal, Published for the European Water Resources Association (EWRA), Springer;European Water Resources Association (EWRA), vol. 27(3), pages 819-841, February.

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    drought; flood; participation; stakeholders; water stress;

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