Consortia as a participatory water management system for sustainable development
in the Plain of Sybaris, Italy

1000 ad  
.1500 ad


First participatory management systems for farmers employed in Italy 

.2000 ad
1960s:  Policy of “large water reservoirs” (“politica dei grandi invasi”)
1970s:  Starting of a new political phase and management of the territory by the establishment of
Consortia of Reclamation in the Calabria region
2011:   Italians voted in referendum that water is a human right and a common good