Integrated watershed management in the upper catchments of Karkheh River Basin of Iran
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Mohammad Ghafouri, Hamid Siadat, Theib Oweis. (10/6/2012). Integrated watershed management in the upper catchments of Karkheh River Basin of Iran. Aleppo, Syria: Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO).
Integrated watershed management should be pursued to improve people’s livelihoods and the ecosystem. It can be achieved when all stakeholders agree on a joint vision and action plan. Scientists should support the process with information about the limits of exploitation of ecosystems, efficient and sustainable methods to use natural resources, and mechanisms for cooperation and they should provide indicators of progress.