Governance is key to tackling water challenges and transforming water management under the increasing pressures of competing water uses and climate change. Diverse water governance regimes have evolved in different countries and regions to regulate the development and management of water resources and the provision of water services.
Inaction of Society on the Drawdown of Groundwater Resources: A Case Study of Rafsanjan Plain in Iran S. Jalal Mirnezami Research Institute of Science, Technology and Industry Policy (RISTIP), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran Iran; Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran Ali Bagheri Department of Water Resources Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran Ali Maleki Research Institute of Science, Technology and Industry Policy (RISTIP), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran Iran A r t i c l e i n f o Water Alternatives 11(3) ۲۰۱۸ Pages: 725-748
This article analyzes important changes in technological innovation in the upstream petroleum industry. It provides evidence that shifts in sectoral patterns of innovation over the petroleum industry’s lifecycle from the 1970s up to 2005 were dependent on the dynamics of knowledge base complexity (KBC), a key dimension of an industry’s technological regime.