Adaptive Governance of Disaster

Drought and Flood in Rural Areas

  • MargotĀ A. Hurlbert

Part of the Water Governance - Concepts, Methods, and Practice book series (WGCMP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  10. Back Matter
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About this book


This book provides a comparative analysis of policy instruments responding to climate change, drought and flood in relation to agricultural producers and their communities in four case study areas: Alberta, Canada, Saskatchewan, Canada, Coquimbo, Chile, and Mendoza, Argentina. Assessed through a lens of effectiveness, and adaptive governance, instruments advancing livelihood capitals of agricultural producers and identified and recommendations made to improve the suite of policy instruments are made.


Climate Change response Resilience of agricultural producers Water governance Social Learning Adaptive Capacity Wheel

Authors and affiliations

  • MargotĀ A. Hurlbert
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  1. 1.Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public PolicyUniversity of ReginaReginaCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-57800-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-57801-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2365-4961
  • Series Online ISSN 2365-497X
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