Promoting Sustainable River Basin Governance — Crafting Japan-U.S. Water Partnerships in China

Spot Survey


Edited by Jennifer L.Turner and Kenji Otsuka
Published in March 2005
Part 1 State of River Basin Management Institutions
Chapter 1

River Governance Structure in China: A Study of Water Quantity/Quality Management Regimes / Wang Yahua

Chapter 2

Conservation of the Waterfront Environment along Japan's Rivers: Institutions and Their Reforms of River Basin Management / Naoki Kataoka

Chapter 3

Sustainable Water Resources Management in the United States: Use of River Basin Commissions to Promote Economic Development, While Protecting the Environment and Improving Community Quality / Carol R. Collier

Part 2 Institutional and Economic Approach to Sustainable River Basin Governance
Chapter 4

China as Basin Country of International Rivers / Mikiyasu Nakayama

Chapter 5

Economies of Scale & Scope in River Basin Management / Gary Wolff

Chapter 6
Chapter 7

Evaluating Cost Sharing for Sustainable River Basin Management: Case Studies in Netherlands and Japan / Kaori Fujita

Part 3 Public Participation and River Basin Governance
Chapter 8

Bridge Over Troubled Waters: The Role of the News Media in Promoting Public Participation in River Basin Management and Environmental Protection in China / Hu Kanping with Yu Xiaogang

Chapter 9

Essentials of Stakeholder Participation in the Wise Use of Wetlands: Good Practices of Two Lagoons in Japan and India / Reiko Nakamura

Chapter 10

Fostering a Stewardship Approach to Water Resources Management / Richard Volk

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