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dc.contributorSANREM CRSP-SEA
dc.contributor.authorContreras, A.
dc.coverage.spatialThe Philippines
dc.date.accessioned2016-04-19T18:09:28Z
dc.date.available2016-04-19T18:09:28Z
dc.date.issued2002
dc.identifier26
dc.identifier.citationDevelopment Research News 20 (4): 1-4
dc.identifier.issn0115-9097
dc.identifier.other26_IsThereStill.pdf
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/65684
dc.description.abstractThis paper outlines the recommended policy agenda for water governance in the Philippines based on the various papers written under a joint research project on water management. Three main themes emerged from the papers despite differences in their approaches and focus. One, the papers are unanimous in declaring that there is a water crisis. Two, the water crisis, which is caused by a conjuncture of natural and anthropogenic events and rooted on destructive land-use practices, is aggravated by a flawed governance system characterized by a soft state. And three, while there is a need to strengthen national laws in order to address the water crisis, the need to empower
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherMakati City, Philippines: Philippine Institute for Development Studies
dc.subjectWater policy
dc.subjectCommunity institutions
dc.subjectWater management
dc.subjectResource law
dc.subjectLaws and regulations
dc.subjectGovernment institutions
dc.subjectInstitutional capacity building
dc.subjectWatershed management
dc.subjectLocal governance
dc.subjectEnvironmental law
dc.subjectThe Philippines
dc.subjectWater crisis
dc.subjectPolicy implementation
dc.subjectEcosystems approach
dc.subjectSoft state
dc.subjectScience-based governance
dc.subjectMarket-based instruments
dc.subjectLgus
dc.subjectAdvocacy
dc.subjectWater governance
dc.subjectEcosystem Governance Watershed
dc.titleIs there still a need to legislate? A water policy agenda for the Philippines
dc.typeTechnical report
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