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Water for a Changing World - Developing Local Knowledge and Capacity : Proceedings of the International Symposium "Water for a Changing World Developing Local Knowledge and Capacity", Delft, The Netherlands, June 13-15, 2007.

Author: Alaerts, Guy.
Publisher: CRC Press 2008.
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Genre/Form: Electronic resource
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alaerts, Guy.
ISBN: 9781134021888 1134021887 1282105779 9781282105775
OCLC Number: 746471424
Description: 1 online resource (318)
Contents: Cover --
Table of Contents --
Acknowledgements --
Foreword --
PART 1: Background --
Purpose and structure of the Proceedings --
Knowledge and capacity development (KCD) as tool for institutional strengthening and change --
Symposium conclusions and recommendations --
PART 2: A Sector Analysis --
Water security: What does it mean, what may it imply? --
The environmental integrity of freshwater resources --
Water for a crowded planet: An emerging global challenge for earth system science and technology --
Challenges for urban water supply and sanitation in developing countries --
Glocal water governance: Controversies and choices --
PART 3: Knowledge and Capacity Development --
Capacity and capacity development: Breaking down the concepts and analyzing the processes --
Thinking out of the ordinary8212;promoting knowledge generation and research on water --
Challenges in knowledge and capacity enhancement: A southern perspective --
The role of knowledge generation at UNESCO-IHE: Past-present-future --
Capacity challenges on the path towards water security --
Water knowledge networking: Partnering for better results --
Enhancing nations capacity: From theory to practice. The role of the World Bank Institute --
Toward good water governance: Knowledge is power? --
A negotiated approach in ensuring use of local knowledge and capacity for water resources management --
Knowledge modelling for the water sector: Transparent management of our aquatic environment --
Innovative education: Integrating a new educational concept and e-learning --
Knowledge transfer and sharing at UNESCO-IHE: The next 25 years --
African experiences: Learning and success --
Closing speech for 8220;Water for a changing world: Enhancing local knowledge and capacity8221; --
Author index.

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