2.1 Water and River Basin Governance

Presentations

2.1.1    Introduction to governance and policy making View or Download
2.1.2    History and experience in RBM including Ethiopian context View or Download
2.1.3    Concepts and principles of RBG & multi-level water governance View or Download
2.1.4    Institutional arrangements for RGB View or Download

Lecture Notes

2.1.1    Introduction to governance and policy making View or Download
2.1.2    History and experience in RBM including Ethiopian context View or Download
2.1.3    Concepts and principles of RBG & multi-level water governance View or Download

Teaching Guides

2.1.1    Introduction to governance and policy making View or Download
2.1.2    History and experience in RBM including Ethiopian context View or Download
2.1.3    Concepts and principles of RBG & multi-level water governance View or Download
2.1.4    Institutional arrangements for RGB View or Download


Required reading

2.1.1    Introduction to governance and policy making
  • Pieter van der Zaag (October 2010) Lecture Notes Principals of IWRM “Chapter 2: Water Governance”, pages 3- 26. View or Download
  • Rogers, P. and A. Hall, (2003) Effective Water Governance. TEC Background Papers No. 7, Global Water Partnership. View or Download
  • Patrick Moriarty, Martine Jeths, Cor Dietvorst, Workneh Negatu, Nicolas Dickinson (2008) Literature review: Governance and planning theme. RiPPLE (Research-inspired Policy and Practice Learning in Ethiopia and the Nile region) Working Paper. View or Download

2.1.2    History and experience in RBM including Ethiopian context
  • Christopher J. Barrow. 1998. “River Basin Development Planning and Management: A Critical Review.” World Development Vol. 26 No. 1: 171-186. View or Download
  • Molle, Francois, Philippus Wester and Phil Hirsch. 2007. “River basin development and management.” Pp. 585-625 in David Molden (ed.) Water for Food -- Water for Life: A Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture. London: Earthscan. View or Download
  • Teclaff, L.A., 1996, Evolution of the river basin concept in national and international water law, Natural Resource Journal, pp. 359-391 View or Download
  • Yacob Arsano, 2007, Ethiopia and the Nile, Dilemmas of national and international hydropolitics, PhD thesis, chapters 4 and 5) View or Download
2.1.3    Concepts and principles of RBG & multi-level water governance
  • UNESCO, IHP, WWAP, NARBO, 2009. IWRM Guidelines at River Basin Level, part 1. View or Download
  • Ministry of Water Resources. 2001. Implementation Strategy for River Basin Integrated Development Master Plan. Addis Ababa: MoWR Basin Development Studies Department. View or Download
  • Kemper, Karin, Ariel Dinar and William Blomquist. 2005. Institutional and policy analysis of river basin management decentralization: The principles of managing water resources at the lowest appropriate level – when and why does it (not) work in practice? Washington, D.C.: The World Bank. View or Download 
  • Bach H, Clausen TJ, Dang TT, Emerton L, Facon T, Hofer T, Lazarus K, Muziol C, Noble A, Schill P., Sisouvanh, A., Wensley, C. and Whiting, L. 2011. From local watershed management to integrated river basin management at national and transboundary levels. Vientiane: Mekong River Commission. View or Download 
2.1.4    Institutional arrangements for RGB
  • Mark Svendsen, Philippus Wester and François Molle. 2005 “Managing River Basins: an Institutional Perspective.” View or Download
  • Global Water Partnership (GWP) and the International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO) (2009) A Handbook for Integrated Water Resources Management in Basins. Pages 33 – 47 (chapter 4) View or Download

Further Reading

2.1.1    Introduction to governance and policy making
    • Kees van Kersbergen and Frans van Waarden. 2004. “’Governance’ as a bridge between disciplines: cross-disciplinary inspiration regarding shifts in governance and problems of governability, accountability and legitimacy.” European Journal of Political Research 43: 143—171. View or Download
    • Margot W. Parkes, Karen E. Morrison, Martin J. Bunch, Lars K. Hallstrom, R. Cynthia Neudoerffer, Henry D. Venema, David Waltner-Toews (2010) Towards integrated governance for water, health and social–ecological systems: The watershed governance prism. Global Environmental Change (on-line first, article in press) View or Download
    2.1.2    History and experience in RBM including Ethiopian context
    • Kemper, K., Ariel Dinar and William Blomquist, 2005, Institutional and policy analysis of river basin management decentralization: the principle of managing water resources at the lowest appropriate level, world Bank paper View or Download
    • BRL Ingénierie – DHV – T&A. 2005. River Basin Institutions: The Ethiopian Experience. (Annex to report) View or Download
    • James McCann. 1981. “Ethiopia, Britain, and Negotiations for the Lake Tana Dam, 1922-1935.” The International Journal of African Historical Studies Vol 14, No.4: 667—699. View or Download
    • Paul J. Block. 2007. Integrated Management of the Blue Nile Basin in Ethiopia: Hydropower and Irrigation Modeling. IFPRI Discussion Paper 00700. View or Download
    2.1.3    Concepts and principles of RBG & multi-level water governance
    • Jonathan Lautze et al. 2011. “Putting the cart before the horse: Water governance and IWRM.” Natural Resources Forum 15: 1—8. View or Download
    • Matthias Finger, Ludivine Tamiotti and Jeremy Allouche. 2006. The Multi-Governance of Water: Four Case Studies (as lecturer decide which chapters to use, and how). View or Download
    • Kemper, Karin, William Blomquist and Ariel Dinar. 2007. Integrated River Basin Management through Decentralization. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. View or Download