Building better water governance in response to climate change and water stress: a case study of Lijiang, Yunnan Province, China

Building better water governance in response to climate change and water stress: a case study of Lijiang, Yunnan Province, China

This paper presents the results and analysis of a study conducted in Lijiang of Yunnan Province, China in 2013.

The focus of the study was on the major changes in local people’s socioeconomic situation and the natural, economic, or social problems and shocks that each household faced, as well as their impact on livelihoods and water management issues. The study consisted of household surveys, focus group discussions, key informant interviews, and stakeholder workshops.

The case study was presented during the INR 1.3 AP session on Building Resilience to Water-Related Disasters in the Asia-Pacific Region 7th World Water Forum 2015 12–17 April 2015, Daegu and Gyeongbuk Republic of Korea.

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