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UNU-INWEH Course 2 - Introduction to Integrated Water Resource Management

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Introduction to Integrated Water Resource Management

Course Instructors:

Prof. Colin Mayfield, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Velma I. Gover, UNU-INWEH

Note that the course is taught by local faculty at the partner universities.

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Course Description

This course forms part of the UN-Water Virtual Learning Centre, developed by UNU-INWEH in collaboration with the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. It is the introductory course used in a diploma programme on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). There are ten courses in total. For more information see: UN Water Virtual Learning Centre.

The curriculum for the course was guided by eminent water academics including:

Professor Janos Bogardi, Department of Hydraulics and Hydrology, Wageningen Agricultural University and Senior Educational Specialist, IHP, UNESCO, Paris, France.

Dr. John Hobbie, Senior Scientist and Co-Director, the Ecosystems Centre, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA.
Professor Saburo Matsui, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Department of Technology and Ecology, Kyoto University, Otsu City, Shiga, Japan.
Professor Bruce Mitchell, Department of Geography and Associate VP Academic, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Professor John Okedi, Environmental Consultant and former Executive Director, National Environment Management Authority,
Dr. Andras Szollosi-Nagy, Deputy Assistant Director General Secretary of the International Hydrological Program, UNESCO, Paris, France.
Professor Jose Tundisi, President, International Institute of Ecology, São Carlos, Brazil.


Copyright 2013, by the Contributing Authors. Cite/attribute Resource. Introduction to Integrated Water Resource Management. (2007, November 20). Retrieved October 28, 2013, from UN University OCW Web site: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Creative Commons License