Cases and boxes


Box 1.1: What is special about water? ...................................................................................................................................................... 16

Box 2.1: Social solidarities – wax, wick, flame – science and art ............................................................................................................... 24

Box 2.2: Global water negotiation arenas .................................................................................................................................................. 27

Box 3.1: MSPs and dialogue tracks 1,2,3 ................................................................................................................................................. 40

Box 3.2: Steps used in scenario building .................................................................................................................................................... 53

Box 4.1: Beware the pitfalls of adhocracy .................................................................................................................................................. 75

Box 5.1: Dispute-resolution options ........................................................................................................................................................... 92


Case 2.1: Tensions in the Aral Sea Basin ................................................................................................................................................... 31

Case 2.2: From conflict to constructive engagement in Nepal's hydropower sector ...................................................................................... 33

Case 2.3: Ok Tedi Mine, Papua New Guinea – Changing the negotiating paradigm ..................................................................................... 34

Case 3.1: ‘Exploring Water Futures Together’ in the Mekong Region ....................................................................................... ........... ..... 39

Case 3.2: Breaking down the wall in Australia's Cape York ........................................................................................................................ 42

Case 3.3: Balancing power in the Fraser Basin Council in Canada ............................................................................................................... 43

Case 3.4: Improving agricultural knowledge, science and technology ........................................................................................................... 47

Case 3.5: The ‘social contract’ of the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Forum .................................................................................. 51

Case 3.6: Civil society-led dialogue assessing river-linking schemes in India ................................................................................................ 52

Case 3.7: Companion Modeling ................................................................................................................................................................ 53

Case 3.8: Scenarios in the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment .................................................................................................................... 54

Case 3.9: Negotiating environmental flows in the Senegal River Basin ......................................................................................................... 55

Case 3.10: World Commission on Dams .................................................................................................................................................... 55

Case 4.1: Determining the agenda for negotiations on a sustainable water management agreement in the Danube Basin ................................. 60

Case 4.2: A consensus-building process for the restoration of South Florida's Everglades ............................................................................ 65

Case 4.3: Joint design of the negotiation process between BHP Billiton and affected communities over the Tintaya mine, Peru ...................... 68

Case 4.4: Structured decision making in water-use planning in British Columbia, Canada .............................................................................. 70

Case 4.5: Trading across preferences in the Mekong River Basin ................................................................................................................. 71

Case 4.6: Implementation considerations of the Komadugu Yobe Basin Water Charter in Nigeria ................................................................. 73

Case 5.1: Comprehensive water reform in South Africa ............................................................................................................................... 83

Case 5.2: The locally negotiated nuances of furrow water management in Tanzania ....................................................................................... 89

Case 5.3: The Volta Basin Code of Conduct ............................................................................................................................................... 93

Case 5.4: The Lingmutey Chu Watershed Management Bylaws in Bhutan .................................................................................................... 94

Case 5.5: Noting reservations in agreements ................................................................................................................................................ 95

Case 5.6: Influencing basin policy in the Bhima River Basin, India ................................................................................................................. 97

Case 5.7: MSPs at various levels in the Volta Basin ............................................................................................................................. ....... 98

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