This survey seeks to increase understanding of the challenges for governance in mountain regions, as well as efforts and projects that appear to be improving governance in ways that address major problems or foster sustainability. It is particularly interested in case studies that have considered governance. Governance is increasingly recognized as a critical dimension for bettering people’s lives, yet governance shortcomings can perpetuate problems or unsustainable processes. We value your willingness to share your expert knowledge and experiences regarding governance in the specific mountain site or region in which you work.
Governance is the process by which rules, norms, traditions and strategies interact to guide behavior, and how these are formed, applied, interpreted, and revised (adapted from M. McGinnis 2011).
Sustainability is the ability to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Sustainability encompasses environmental, social and economic dimensions (Brundtland Commission 1987).
Please complete this survey for the research site that you know best. If you would like to complete a survey for more than one research site, you are welcome to complete another survey for an additional site. The survey will take 20 to 30 min. It can be completed in several visits if you want to save answers and return later to finish, by registering for a personal survey ID here.
The survey will be open until Monday 15 April 2019 (23:00 CET). Please, make sure to finish your survey by this date.