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Institutional barriers and opportunities: processes and arrangements for natural resource management in Australia

Dovers, Stephen


While "institutional failure" is commonly cited as a core barrier to sustainable resource management, operational prescriptions or criteria for institutional design are rare. Institutions are crucial, and may be barriers or opportunities. This article offers some principles and design features for "adaptive" institutions, capable of balancing the core principles of persistence, purposefulness, information-richness, inclusiveness and flexibility. It then draws on emerging findings from recent...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
Source: Water Science and Technology


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