Co-management is a highly dynamic, evolving, adaptive, and forward looking process. This edited volume covers theoretical background and includes supporting lessons learnt from field experiences. The book has case studies from both North and South America (co-management of fisheries, resilience in near-shore waters of the Great Lakes
Introduction. Working toward Co-Management of the Raccoon River Watershed in Iowa: The Role of Civil Society. Sustainable Development and the Water Energy Nexus. An Analysis of Public Participation in the Lake Ontario - St. Lawrence River Study. Co-Generated Knowledge for Co-Management of a Mobile Resource: Anishinabek/Ontario Fisheries Resource Centre. Barriers and Opportunities to Adaptive Co-management of the Tisza River Basin in Hungary. Adaptive Co-Management and Learning: Developments in Coastal Management in The Netherlands From 1985 To 2010. Taking the "Co" out of "Co-Management": The Delegitimization of Fishing Communities on Lake Victoria, E. Africa. Governance Reform to Secure Resilience in the Nearshore Waters of the Great Lakes Basin. Co-management of Water Resources in a High Density Environment as a Stimulus for Sustainable Regional Development. The Roles of Knowledge in the Emergence Co-Management Initiatives for Transboundary Groundwaters: the Case of the Genevois Aquifer. Guarani Aquifer Co-Management and the Brazilian Experience. Managing a Multi-objective, Bi-national Study on Rationalizing the State of Upper Great Lakes Water Levels and Development of Improved Regulation Plans. Irrigation Water Co-Management in the Limari River Basin, Chile. Towards Community-Based Management of Water Resources: A Critical Ethnography of Lake and Groundwater Conservation in Pushkar, India. An Institutional Dynamics of Khorezmian Water Management on the Peasant Level in Uzbekistan: From the Ancient Practices to the Present Situation.