811332 Water resources management in developing cooperation (in Eng.)


Art
Vorlesung und Übung
Semesterstunden
2
Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Jung, Helmut , Eder, Gerald
Organisation
Institut für Siedlungswasserbau, Industriewasserwirtschaft und Gewässerschutz (SIG)
Angeboten im Semester
Sommersemester 2018
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen
Englisch

Lehrinhalt

Course objective:
Water resources management forms a huge challenge for water professionals in developing countries that have to cope with growing demands and stagnating supplies. Population growth and modernization processes generate demands for more water but water supplies increasingly become a problem in developing countries. The course aims at enhancing the capacities of young professionals for understanding and dealing with the water resources management challenges.

Course contents:
This course will offer the participants a practical set of references for pursuing sustainable development and management of water resources. It starts with making the participants acquainted with the vocabulary and discourses on IWRM in the context of developing countries. It exposes them to the analytical tools for diagnosing environmental technical, socio-cultural, socio-economic and institutional causes of concrete water problems. The participants will learn to work with the Toolbox for Integrated Water Resources Management, which the Global Water Partnership has developed and updates, and to fit these tools to the local and regional context of the concrete problems through interaction with local stakeholders.

Course organization:
This course will be given in 4 sessions of 6 hours. Participants are requested to read the relevant literature sections of the IWRM ToolBox as preparation, provided on the Web Site of the Institute.

Training method:
The training methods used, involves short theoretical inputs and demonstrations, followed by experience sharing, or group work followed by short inputs that provided a theoretical framework for the group presentations. To ensure that the course remains practice-oriented, it will use case studies that illustrating the link policy and practice, and the barriers that need to be overcome to practice innovative concepts and ideas. The ToolBox that the Global Water Partnership is developing for IWRM practitioners will be used as reference framework throughout the training.

Course outline:

Day 1  Introduction of the organization and agenda of the course  Introduction to water resources management in developing countries  Global water management issues  Why Integrated Water Resources Management? and IWRM principles  How the IWRM Toolbox helps and is structured  IWRM enabling environment

Day 2  Programm Development,  IWRM Management instruments  Organization of group exercise to develop logical framework for water sector project  Guest Lecture Dr. Sonja Hofbauer, Senior Sector Advisor Ministry of Water and Environment Uganda: Program and Project Development

Day 3  Global and river basin organizations for IWRM dialogues and capacity building  National integrated water resources and basin management plans  Examples from Nile and Punge river basins

Day 4  Logical Framework Analysis  Presentation of results group work  Evaluation of course

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)

Basic knowledge in water supply and sanitation, water resource managment

Lehrziel

Course objective:
Water resources management forms a huge challenge for water professionals in developing countries that have to cope with growing demands and stagnating supplies. Population growth and modernization processes generate demands for more water but water supplies increasingly become a problem in developing countries. The course aims at enhancing the capacities of young professionals for understanding and dealing with the water resources management challenges.
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