Strategic Planning for River Basins and Deltas

In this course you will learn to use the concepts of adaptive and strategic planning and design for developing river basin management and development plans.

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20182019

For whom?

Young and mid-career professionals (scientists, decision-makers) with a background in water management, environmental management, and / or watershed management.

Dates, Fee, ECTS

Start: 02 July 2018
End: 20 July 2018
ECTS credit points: 5
Deadline IHE application: 01 June 2018 - 23.59 (CET)
Course fee: € 2850

Start: 01 July 2019
End: 19 July 2019
Deadline IHE application: 31 May 2019 - 23.59 (CET)
Course fee: € 2850

Learning objectives

Upon completion, the participant should be able to:
  1. Understand strategic planning concepts and principles
  2. Describe social-physical relations and interdependencies, in particular among water and environmental systems, and socio-economic development
  3. Use of the concepts of adaptive and strategic planning and design for developing river basin management and development plans.
  4. Use Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) as a planning tool for developing sustainable river basin management and development plans.

This course is an updated version of the short course on Watershed and River Basin Management. Go to www.un-ihe.org/watershed-and-river-basin-management to read more and apply for this course.