The Segura River Basin in the south east of Spain suffers from a structural condition of water scarcity and drought occurrence. For decades, the focus for dealing with this condition has been placed on instrumental objectives such as increasing water transfer facilities (i.e.
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Infrastructure and economic incentives to reduce vulnerability to drought in Segura and Tagus basins
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