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Raising the awareness of the basin community (English)

This note is one in a series explaining the attributes and practical application of integrated river basin management. This note discusses: 1) The value of having a community that is aware of the natural resources issues in the basin; and 2) Some of the ways a river basin organization could introduce awareness raising programs to different stakeholders.

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  • Author

    Millington, Peter;Olson, Douglas;McMillan, Shell

  • Document Date

    2006/01/01

  • Document Type

    Working Paper (Numbered Series)

  • Report Number

    41162

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    World,

  • Region

    The World Region,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/07/01

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Raising the awareness of the basin community

  • Keywords

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Citation

Millington, Peter;Olson, Douglas;McMillan, Shell

Raising the awareness of the basin community (English). Integrated river basin management briefing note ; no. 13 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/681281468313819270/Raising-the-awareness-of-the-basin-community