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This toolkit publication provides an overview of the world’s shared water resources, and practical tools for managing these resources. Using case studies from around the world, it describes the benefits to be gained from cooperation. It also describes the challenges of constructing legal frameworks, institutions, management processes and financing and partnership strategies to govern transboundary waters equitably and sustainably. Also available in Vietnamese, Khmer and Lao versions.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Civil society
  • Irrigation and water management
  • Legal framework
  • Rivers and lakes
  • Water resources
  • Water rights
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
  • Myanmar
  • China
Copyright Yes
Access and use constraints

Reproduction of this publication for educational or other non-commercial purposes is authorized without prior written permission from the copyright holder provided the source is fully acknowledged. Reproduction of this publication for resale or other commercial purposes is prohibited without prior written permission of the copyright holder.

Version / Edition 1.0
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Author (individual) Sadoff, Claudia (ed.)
Co-author (individual) Greiber, Thomas (ed.); Smith, Mark (ed.); Bergkamp, Ger (ed.)
ISBN number 9782831710297
Publication place Gland, Switzerland
Publisher IUCN; Water and Nature Initiative
Publication date 2008
Pagination 96 p.
Date uploaded June 15, 2015, 10:29 (UTC)
Date modified June 29, 2015, 10:25 (UTC)