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Capacity Development for Improved Water Management

By: Maarten Blokland(Editor), Guy Alaerts(Editor), Judith Kaspersma(Editor), Matt Hare(Editor)

408 pages, 51 colour & 30 b/w illustrations, 40 colour tables

CRC Press

Hardback | Jan 2010 | #205965 | ISBN-13: 9780415573986
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About this book

Capacity Development for Improved Water Management provides a wide range of cutting-edge papers on recent advances in capacity development. It describes the current conceptual approaches to knowledge and capacity development, coming from a broad yet representative variety of fields in social science, field practice and case studies.


Setting the Scene
Progress and Challenges in Knowledge and Capacity Development

Tools and techniques
E-learning for Capacity Development
Learning Systems for Adaptive Water Management: Experiences with the Development of Opencourseware and Training of Trainers
Bridging the Knowledge Gap: The Value of Knowledge Networks
Knowledge Management at the Community Level in Colombia
Developing Capacity for Conflict Resolution Applied to Water Issues
Capacity Change and Performance: Insights and Implications for Development Cooperation European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM)

Areas of Application
Capacity Challenges in the Indonesian Water Resources Sector
Institutional Capacity Development of Water Resources Management in Iran
Practical Approaches and Lessons for Capacity Building: A Case of the National Water and Sewerage Corporation, Uganda
Lessons Learned from Capacity-Building Approaches in the Un-habitat Water for African Cities Programme
Water Education: Bridging Divides for Future Generations
An Overview of Capacity Building on Gender Equity in the Water Sector
Knowledge and Capacity Development at River Basin Level

Evaluation and Indicators
The Role of Education in Capacity Development
Capacity Development in Africa: Lessons of the Past Decade
Capacity Enhancement Indicators – A Review of Literature
Subject Index

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