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An analytical framework for strategic delta planning: negotiating consent for long-term sustainable delta development
Sectoral planning on water, agriculture and urban development has not been able to prevent increased flood risks and environmental degradation in many deltas. Governments conceive strategic deltaExpand
Quantifying ecosystem service trade-offs: the case of an urban floodplain in Vienna, Austria.
Wetland ecosystems provide multiple functions and services for the well-being of humans. In urban environments, planning and decision making about wetland restoration inevitably involves conflictingExpand
A framework to assess plan implementation maturity with an application to flood management in Vietnam
Implementation failure is a long-known Achilles’ heel of water and flood management plans. Contemporary planning approaches address the implementation challenge by using more participatory planningExpand
The doing and un-doing of public participation during environmental impact assessments in Kenya
Mechanisms that restrict public participation during environmental decision-making in Kenya still exist almost a decade after the inception of the Environmental Management and Co-ordination ActExpand
The importance of context in delivering effective EIA: Case studies from East Africa
Abstract This paper reviews and compares the condition of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) system in three countries in the East Africa region: Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania. The criteria usedExpand
Spatial information for coastal zone management: the example of the Banten Bay seagrass ecosystem, Indonesia
Abstract Geo-information technology can be useful in Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM). The benefits lie in the fact that geo-information technology can process large amounts of spatial dataExpand
Games to Create Awareness and Design Policies for Transboundary Cooperation in River Basins: Lessons from the Shariva Game of the Mekong River Commission
International river basins cover a vast majority of the land surface, international cooperation is therefore important for the proper management, and to assure equitable and effective use in theExpand
Capacity for sustainable management of wetlands: Lessons from the WETwin project
The paper discusses the application of a method to analyze the capacity for management of wetland resources. The method consists of a framework with a set of indicators to analyze the presence andExpand
Flood warning responses of farmer households: a case study in Uria Union in the Brahmaputra flood plain, Bangladesh
Flood warning aims at reducing flood damage through an adequate response. However, where warnings are provided, the response and particularly the factors that influence the response are often poorlyExpand
Tools for wetland management: Lessons learnt from a comparative assessment
This paper provides the synthesis of the special issue on the "role of wetlands in river basin management" and reviews lessons learnt from a comparative assessment of the presented case studies in Europe, Africa and Latin-America. Expand