Integrated Lake Basin Management
Training Materials
International Lake Environment Committee

Module 9

Mobilizing Sustainable Funding

There never seems to be enough money to do the things that are necessary to ensure sustainable management of a lake and its basin. However, this module provides some specific guidance to lake basin managers on how to maximize the amount of funds at their disposal. This includes advice on how to acquire local, national and international funds.

  • Mobilizing Sustainable Funding

  • Additional Materials
    • Charging for Use of Natural Resources: Practical Lessons for Lake Basin Managers
      Dixon, John

    • Moving Towards Integrated Management of the Plateau Lakes in Yunnan Province, China: Lessons for Planning and Finance
      Wang Li

    • Lessons on Attaining Sustainable Financing for Lake Basin Management Authorities in the Philippines
      Santos-Borja, Adelina

  • Homework
    • What are the current sources of funding for lake basin management in your basin?
    • Are they sustainable? What are the future prospects for finding additional funds?