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Basin Management Approach - A Guide Book


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Basin Management Approach - A Guide Book.

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Basin management refers to management of all activities aimed at enhanced functioning of a water basin. All land uses, natural processes and environmental disturbances interact with the hydrological cycle and balance within a water basin. Natural resource development and management strategies are more effective if implemented over a whole water basin, reflecting the relation between people, water, land, vegetation and fauna, and the water basin’s ecosystems. As a consequence, basins are considered to be the appropriate units for operational management of water and other naturalrnresources.

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