The governance of wetland ecosystems and the promotion of transboundary water cooperation – opportunities presented by the Ramsar Convention

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Abstract

Based on a consideration of the interrelationships between cooperation, institutions and governance, this article explores the governance of transboundary wetlands, or wetlands within transboundary basins, and the potential role of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, especially as Waterfowl Habitat (Ramsar Convention) in the promotion of transboundary water cooperation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)33-47
Number of pages15
JournalWater International
Volume40
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jan 2015

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Keywords

  • governance
  • international law
  • Ramsar Convention
  • transboundary water cooperation
  • wetland ecosystem

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Water Science and Technology
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law

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