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Water Education for Sustainable Development. A Global Synthesis

Water Education for Sustainable Development. A Global Synthesis
  • UNESCO-International Hydrological Programme (IHP). February 2012
  • This report introduces UNESCO's Water Education programme, an IHP initiative focused on "an integrated understanding of biological and hydrological processes at a catchment's scale in order to create a scientific basis for a new, cost-effective and systemic approach to the sustainable management of freshwater resources". The report identifies examples of best practices on water education in the region at all educational levels; analyzes examples of best practices to identify barriers and opportunities; proposes recommendations to enable effective water education in the region at all educational levels.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa, Arab countries, Asia, Global, Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America, Iran (Islamic Republic of), South Africa, Sudan, United States of America, Volta River Basin
  • Main themes: Education, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Sustainable development, Water management
  • Main target audience: Decision makers, Educators, Scientists, Trainers
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Promotional, Training
  • Type of resource: Educational material, Good practices, Programme presentation, Recommendations
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Published in 2015