By Derek Armitage, Fikret Berkes, Nancy Doubleday

Worldwide, governments are transferring clear of regulatory types for governing ordinary and cultural assets. New matters with adaptive methods, suggestions studying, and versatile partnerships are reshaping the source governance panorama. in the meantime, principles approximately collaboration and studying are converging round the thought of adaptive co-management.

This booklet presents a complete synthesis of the center options, ideas, and instruments of this rising box, educated via a various staff of researchers and practitioners with over 20 years of expertise. It bargains a various set of case reviews that demonstrate the demanding situations and implications of adaptive co-management considering and synthesizes classes for normal and cultural source governance in quite a lot of contexts.

Adaptive Co-Management isn't just a well timed ebook but additionally an invaluable idea for source governance in a global marked through fast socio-ecological switch. it will likely be of curiosity to researchers, environmental practitioners, policy-makers, and scholars in fields around the political and environmental spectrum.

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