The Institutional challenges and opportunities for adopting Landscape-based Storm Water Management options in informal settlements - Dar es Salaam city

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The Institutional challenges and opportunities for adopting Landscape-based Storm Water Management options in informal settlements - Dar es Salaam city. / Herslund, Lise Byskov; Mtwangi Limbumba , Tatu; Kombe, Wilbard.

In: Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2019, p. 46-55.

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Herslund, LB, Mtwangi Limbumba , T & Kombe, W 2019, 'The Institutional challenges and opportunities for adopting Landscape-based Storm Water Management options in informal settlements - Dar es Salaam city', Journal of Sustainable Development, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 46-55. https://doi.org/10.5539/jsd.v12n2p46

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Herslund, L. B., Mtwangi Limbumba , T., & Kombe, W. (2019). The Institutional challenges and opportunities for adopting Landscape-based Storm Water Management options in informal settlements - Dar es Salaam city. Journal of Sustainable Development, 12(2), 46-55. https://doi.org/10.5539/jsd.v12n2p46

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Herslund LB, Mtwangi Limbumba T, Kombe W. The Institutional challenges and opportunities for adopting Landscape-based Storm Water Management options in informal settlements - Dar es Salaam city. Journal of Sustainable Development. 2019;12(2):46-55. https://doi.org/10.5539/jsd.v12n2p46

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Herslund, Lise Byskov ; Mtwangi Limbumba , Tatu ; Kombe, Wilbard. / The Institutional challenges and opportunities for adopting Landscape-based Storm Water Management options in informal settlements - Dar es Salaam city. In: Journal of Sustainable Development. 2019 ; Vol. 12, No. 2. pp. 46-55.

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abstract = "Increased flooding caused by climate change impacts is a challenge for many cities both in developing anddeveloped countries. The existing storm water drainage systems in place have to be physically constructed andexpanded to meet the water run-off challenge. This is an expensive run-off management undertaking for resourcepoor countries such as Tanzania. Landscape based storm water management (LSM) is put forward as asustainable option to manage storm water run-off and it also addresses water scarcity problems in under-servedurban settlement. However its implementation in cities that are faced with informal residential development ischallenging because among other things, LSM requires land for implementation as well as the collaboration ofdifferent institutions, disciplines and actors. Drawing from data and information obtained from the WaterResilient Green Cities Africa (WGA) Project in two cities of Africa, this paper explores the planning andinstitutional challenges for LSM in Dar es Salaam, a rapidly urbanising city. The paper also presentsopportunities inherent in the process some of which suggest that local institutions offer a critical platform tocollaboratively plan and implement LSM in rapidly urbanising cities.",
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