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Future Dams: Recommendations to Swedish Stakeholders on Implementing 'Dams and Development--A New Framework for Decision Making'

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dc.contributor.author Swedish Committee for Water and Dam Issues
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-09T19:28:53Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-09T19:28:53Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10535/5150
dc.description.abstract "The main purpose of the Swedish Committee for Water and Dam Issues (SKVD) is to help ensure that dams and other water infrastructure projects with Swedish involvement are ecologically, economically and socially sustainable. In support of this purpose, the Swedish Water House, with a mandate from the Swedish Ministry of Sustainable Development, served as host for a dialogue between Swedish actors in 2004 and 2005. The process has brought together key Swedish actors and interest groups with differing views on water resources use to a free and open discussion on outlooks and approaches in relation to the WCD report. Through the dialogue the participants have developed a shared attitude to the World Commission on Dams' recommendations and strategic priorities. By extension, this can lead to a collective Swedish posture on the financing of, and involvement in, large-scale water infrastructure projects. We hope that the points presented below clarify further the recommendations and strategic priorities published by the WCD in 2000. Through this we hope to help Swedish actors in the water infrastructure market turn the WCD recommendations and priorities into practice." en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.subject dams en_US
dc.subject monitoring and sanctioning en_US
dc.subject development en_US
dc.subject water management en_US
dc.subject planning en_US
dc.subject state and local governance en_US
dc.title Future Dams: Recommendations to Swedish Stakeholders on Implementing 'Dams and Development--A New Framework for Decision Making' en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dc.type.methodology Case Study en_US
dc.publisher.workingpaperseries Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Sweden en_US
dc.coverage.region Europe en_US
dc.coverage.country Sweden en_US
dc.subject.sector Water Resource & Irrigation en_US


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