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The 'Trickle Down' of Integrated Water Resources Management: a case study of local-level realities in the Inkomati Water Management Area, South AfricaWater Alternatives, 2016The historical legacy in South Africa of apartheid and the resulting discriminatory policies and power imbalances are critical to understanding how water is managed and allocated, and how people participate in designated waDocumentAdapting to Climate Change in China, 2012Climate change adds pressure on China's water resources, which are already under intense stress. Therefore, the water sector is a top priority in China’s national adaptation programme.OrganisationThe Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF) is an independent, not-for-profit, non-partisan, non-political network established to encourage collaborative efforts on water resources management and to accDocumentInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2012This briefing, the second issue of the Evidence Matters series, distills policy relevant evidence from a recent 3ie systematic review ‘Willingness to pay for cleaner water in less developed countries". The review summarises research from Bangladesh, Ghana, Kenya and Zambia. Some of the lessons learned include:DocumentWater and Climate Change in the Americas, 2012This solutions document, a product of the Regional Policy Dialog (RPD) on Water and Climate Change Adaptation in the Americas (comprised of 21 different agencies), seeks to address the ways in which water management practices must change in order to deal with the prospective impacts of climate change.DocumentWorld Economic Forum, 2011Water security links together food, energy, climate, economic growth and human security threats. This publication sets out the challenge the world faces if nothing is done to improve water management in the next two decades. In nine chapters, it explores the sectors of agriculture, energy, trade, national security, cities, people, business, finance and climate.DocumentUK Parliament, 2011The continent of Africa is one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change, mostly through the medium of water. The continent has always had unpredictable rainfall and climate patterns which will be made worse by future climate change, leading to serious impacts on continental social and economic development.DocumentSpringerlink, 2008The key challenge in the water sector is not a lack of water, knowledge, financial resources or technology. In general, it is the political sphere that determines if water problems are solved or not, if people get access to water or not, if our natural resource base is sustainably developed or overexploited.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2009This FAO report aims to provide an accurate status of rural water resources management, with a special focus on irrigation, highlighting the major changes that have occurred in the last decade. In each country, the paper features major characteristics, trends, constraints and prospective changes in irrigation and in water resources.DocumentInternational Water Management Institute, 2009This study explores the theory and practice of Adaptive Management (AM) based on a detailed field study on the development and use of water resources in the Lower Bhavani Project (LBP). The project diverts water from the Bhavani River.