Challenges and commonalities in basin-wide water management

This article examines four river basins in Africa, Asia and Australia (including the Mekong River basin), with wide-ranging histories, politics and hydrology, to consider some of the key common challenges faced in very differing hydroclimatic conditions and the approaches being taken in response.

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M. Erikssona, J. Nutterb, S. Dayc, H. Guttmand, R. Jamesb and G. Quibelle

Publication Date

October 2015

Publication Name

Aquatic Procedia


governance; water management; trade-offs; integrated water resource management; water scarcity