Operationalizing sustainable land use in the delta: how to get from conflicting needs to profit sharing by using governance approaches.

Marleen van Rijswick, Anoeska Buijze, Julian Kevelam, Arjen Wardekker, Hens Runhaar, Peter Driessen, Petra Hellegers

Chair(s): Esther Stouthamer

Tuesday 30 june 2015

17:00 - 17:20h at Asia (level 0)

Themes: (T) Special session, (ST) Deltas from multiple pressures to integrated solutions

Parallel session: 7C. Special session: Deltas - from multiple pressures to integrated solutions.

This contribution tries to explain the relevance of several methods used in water governance studies in order to achieve sustainable and adaptive delta management. The contribution is based on several case studies from the Netherlands and South Africa which serve as examples. The contribution tries to develop a step by step approach in the way appropriate methodological choices can be made to get from conflicts to profit sharing in transboundary river basins and deltas.