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Idealistic Images of Watershed Development- Constructive Engagement with Critiques on the Common Guidelines


  • Saravanan S



This paper identifies the idealistic images driving the watershed programmes as a major stumbling block in sustainable natural resource management. It calls for building on the existing governance instruments that are diverse from regulation to consensus building for addressing natural resource crisis in dry lands of India.

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  • Saravanan S, 2008. "Idealistic Images of Watershed Development- Constructive Engagement with Critiques on the Common Guidelines," Working Papers id:1782, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:1782
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    development; idealistic; watershed; programmes; natural resource; management; dry lands; India; governance;

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