Water Policy, Public management
Excerpt:The Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Potsdam is calling for applications for its DFG Research Training Group on "Wicked Problems, Contested Administrations: Knowledge, Coordination, Strategy" (WIPCAD). The deadline for application is 25 March, 2013.
Excerpt:Green Week is the biggest annual conference on European environment policy. The theme of this year's event is water, a resource that is under threat as never before. Are we using it wisely? And what more could we do more to conserve it? It will take place from 22-25 May, 2012 in Brussels.
Excerpt:The paper reports survey findings of community-based and state-led initiatives to illustrate the situation in England and Wales. Catchment management groups are profiled in terms of various categories and the results are interpreted in terms of their potential sustainability, effectiveness and impact of groups & environmental governance challenges.
Involving the Public in Catchment Management: An Analysis of the Scope for Learning Lessons from Abroad.
Excerpt:The paper analyses the scope for a transfer of knowledge and experience from abroad to the EU-level in the field of water policy by assessing theoretical accounts of the most likely facilitator and obstacles to lesson drawing. ...