It is absolutely essential that plans be in place for bringing together the main pillars of the ILBM approach discussed in earlier modules. However, while plans may be easily made, they are often ignored.This module provides some insight into how effective plans can be made and implemented.It draws heavily on the experience at various lake basins around the world and should provide much food for thought for lake basin managers stuggling with these questions now.
Lessons from Malaysia on Developing a Nationwide Strategic Plan for the Management of Lakes and Reservoirs
Assessment of Management of Lake Malawi Basin through Application of ILBM-Based Tools
Multi-level Water Governance for Closed and Closing Systems: The Murray-Darling Basin, Australia
The Planning Process for Lake Basin Management: Lessons from Some North American Lakes
The Use of Workshops as a Planning Tool in ILBM: Lessons from Lake Chapala, Mexico
JICA-ILEC Project on the Development of ILLBM Training Resource Materials
Lessons from Nepal on Developing a Strategic Plan for the Integrated Lake Basin Management: The Case of Lakes Phewa, Bengas, and Rupa
The Lake Cluster Pokhara Valley: An Overview of Lake Basin Environment and Governance Improvement
Strengthening Integrated Lake Basin Management Implementation in Malaysia through Research Framework
Regulatory Approach For Water Quality Protection In Chile: Key Aspects to be Considered
What are plans currently exist for management in your lake basin?
Are they effectively implemented?
Who often are plans made but either ignored or take over by changing events?