The consultations led to the development of a comprehensive regional development plan for Shikoku, covering infrastructure and natural resources development, including water. A working group was formed with members from the prefectures, government and the island’s electricity provider. The group prepared a new basin development plan reallocating water to the satisfaction of all stakeholders.
This is an excerpt of a case study from WaterWealth, a publication on basin management across Asia and the Pacific. WaterWealth is available for download on the
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