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About the Course

Water management today is faced with new challenges such as climate change or the effects of human activity. Public and private stakeholders who are active in this field must develop new ways to better manage the water cycle "as a whole". The objective of this MOOC is to develop an understanding of the problems related to water management. Firstly, this course will define a resource and, more specifically, the resource of water. It will look at how water is used and the activities associated with it as well as any potential conflicts. The course will look at water management in detail through the analysis of the different types of rights and obligations associated with, for example, the development of a multi-sectorial regulation system or a watershed management approach. By the end of this course, our aim is to enable you to: 1) Identify the main issues and strategies linked to water resource management 2) Acquire the key reading material needed to understand the many variables (environmental, institutional and political) which affect water and which, in terms of management, may require adjustment. This course was developed by the Geneva Water Hub. Alongside researchers from the University of Geneva from a range of faculties, researchers from other universities and research centres will be involved in this course. Practitioners who deal daily with the political dimension of water management will also input into the course. This MOOC is designed for all those interested in the water sector. Prior training is not necessary to follow our program. The findings presented in this course can be easily reapplied to different contexts and to different scales of analysis. This MOOC is supported by the Geneva Water Hub and the University of Geneva along with the MOOC in « Ecosystem Services: a Method for Sustainable Development » (www.coursera.org/learn/ecosystem-services) and the one in "International Water Law" (www.coursera.org/learn/droit-eau). This course is funded by the Global Programme Water Initiatives of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). This course is also available in French : www.coursera.org/learn/gestion-eau...

Top reviews

CO
Oct 2, 2020

This course presents complex and hard to understand concepts of water resource management in a very subtle and precise way thus suitable for all learners from all backgrounds and learning levels.

HK
May 17, 2018

i have gained alot out of the course, is there a statement of accomplishment for this course? thank you very much for the knowledge gained, i am looking forward to participate in other courses.

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By 郭逸飞

Mar 31, 2018

Thank you very much for your abundant and interesting presentation!

By Mariana E N P

Aug 10, 2017

Muy completo, didáctico y dinámico. Recomendable el 100 por ciento.

By Frederick R M

Dec 7, 2020

Excellent and illuminating course.

Inspirational and motivational!

By Vallabhaneni S

Apr 14, 2020

it is great course about water resource management with policies

By Vince A D C

Aug 28, 2020

The course teaches Water Resources Management and Planning.

By Deepam k

Sep 24, 2020

This course completely deals with every aspects required.

By Akella V A K

Jul 7, 2017

An excellent course. Wish the videos were in English too.

By SHANIB I

Aug 9, 2020

The method of teaching and the contents are interesting

By Ivan K

Jun 14, 2020

Interesting and informative. Thanks for your good work

By NYIRENDA L

Jun 7, 2020

its really a good course i have learnt a lot of things

By Suhail O S H A N

Dec 3, 2020

Excellent!

Very informative course.

Many thanks indeed.

By Mahmud H T

Sep 26, 2017

Water resource management issue in different regime.

By BALAMURUGAN . S

May 8, 2020

My certificate name wrong

Please the change name.

By Jayasinghe,Buddhi

Jan 4, 2019

Valuble course with valuble course materials.

By Zian S

Oct 2, 2016

Very informative overview, excellent platform

By Iktiar A T

Sep 21, 2020

This one is easy course and I love this one.

By Sergio H

Aug 17, 2020

It's a great experience! Highly recommended,

By Sumo J

Mar 18, 2017

I enjoyed the course it was very educating.

By Md. P A

Mar 30, 2020

Excellent delivery of the subject ! Thanks

By Lucet C

Sep 23, 2018

Excellent course! Leaves you wanting more.

By Grégoire M

Apr 17, 2018

Merci pour ce cours très bien construit !

By Abhishek G

Jul 3, 2020

The course is having in-depth knowledge.

By Gopireddyvyshnavi

May 21, 2020

Please provide certificate to the course

By Margot A

Apr 6, 2020

Tres complet, pertinent et interessant!

By Goriparthi V N S H

May 14, 2020

This course is very helpful and useful