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Towards a More Responsive Water Policy and Practice: Challenges and Prospects

  • Agnes C. RolaEmail author
  • Rosalie Arcala Hall
  • Juan M. Pulhin
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Part of the Global Issues in Water Policy book series (GLOB, volume 8)

Abstract

This final chapter discusses key findings of the book; one significant finding, among others, is that the Philippines will suffer from an impending water crisis if institutions were not strengthened. Sectoral issues are also summarized. Challenges and ways forward are discussed.

Keywords

Water sustainability Water planning Science- based water management Water pricing Integrated Watershed Management 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Agnes C. Rola
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rosalie Arcala Hall
    • 2
  • Juan M. Pulhin
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute for Governance and Rural Development (IGRD), College of Public Affairs and DevelopmentUniversity of the Philippines Los Baños, CollegeLos Baños, LagunaPhilippines
  2. 2.Division of Social Sciences, College of Arts and SciencesUniversity of the Philippines VisayasMiagao, IloiloPhilippines
  3. 3.Department of Social Forestry and Forest Governance, College of Forestry and Natural Re-sources (CFNR)University of the Philippines Los BañosLos Baños, LagunaPhilippines

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