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The need for better water policy and governance in Malaysia

Saimy, I. S. and Yusof, N. A. M. (2013) The need for better water policy and governance in Malaysia. In: World Congress On Administrative And Political Sciences.

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.06.445


Water is getting scarce. Many countries are already facing problems to access clean, safe drinking water. The expending world population seems to be the culprit. It becomes more complicated with uncontrolled usage, public's ignorance and ineffective water management. This qualitative study is exploratory in nature. It analyses existing documents on Malaysian water management and governance. Early finding reveals existing water governance lacks good management and there are legal vacuums. This paper promotes appropriate water management policies and strategies at both the federal and state levels, relevant agencies, stakeholders and local communities in ensuring sustainable water resources and supply.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions:Perdana School of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy
ID Code:51362
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:27 Jan 2016 09:53
Last Modified:18 Sep 2017 09:42

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