Playing games to save water: Collective action games for groundwater management in Andhra Pradesh, India


Groundwater is one of the most challenging common pool resources to govern, resulting in resource depletion in many areas. We present an innovative use of collective action games to not only measure propensity for cooperation, but to improve local understanding of groundwater interrelationships and stimulate collective governance of groundwater, based on a pilot study in Andhra Pradesh, India.PRIFPRI3; ISI; CRP2; CRP5; Capacity Strengthening; 1 Fostering Climate-Resilient and Sustainable Food Supply; 5 Strengthening Institutions and Governance; IFPRIOA; Experimental games for strengthening collective actionEPTD; PIMCGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE); CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM

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