A. DAS GUPTA and M. S. BABEL
Water Engineering and Management Program. School of Civil Engineering. Asian Institute of Technology, P.O. Box 4, Klongluang, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand
Appropriate policies and strategies in a coherent institutional system with participation of all stakeholders are needed for effective water resources management. Constraints and challenges, in this regard, faced by the authorities in Thailand are identified. The paper addresses the evolution of the institutional reform initiated by the Royal Thai Government and identifies some hindrances faced in the process.