Strengthening Global Water Initiatives to Sustain World Water Governance

Describes the evolution of global water institutions, analyzes their impact and significance, and provides a series of policy strategies to improve global water governance; although global water initiatives have existed for more than a century and their numbers have increased palpably since the Second World War, surprisingly little has been written on their collective activities and impact.

Varady, R.G., K. Meehan, J. Rodda, M. Iles-Shih, and E. McGovern. 2008. Strengthening Global Water Initiatives to sustain world water governance. Environment, 50(2):18-31. [pdf]