662_Lecture 1_Final

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Unformatted text preview: ter Resources Management •  ImplementaEon of sustainability concepts for water management •  IWRM is a process which promotes the coordinated development and management of water, land and related resources in order to maximize the resultant economic and social welfare in an equitable manner without compromising the sustainability of vital ecosystems. Casey Brown - Hydrosystems Research Group 1992 - The 4 Dublin Principles •  EssenEal, Finite and Vulnerable (and variable) –  •  ParEcipatory approach –  •  Water development and management should be based on a parEcipatory approach, involving users, planners and policy makers at all levels Role of women –  •  Freshwater is a finite and vulnerable resource, essenEal to sustain life, development, and the environment. Women play a central role in the provision, management, and safeguarding of water. Water as an economic good –  Water has a social and economic value in all its compeEng uses and should be recognised as an economic good Casey Brown - Hydrosystems Research Group The 4 Dublin Principles •  •  Freshwater is a finite and vulnerable resource, essential to sustain life, development, and the environment. Participatory approach –  •  Role of women –  •  Water development and management should be based on a participatory approach, involving users, planners and policy makers at all levels Women play a central role in the provision, management, and safeguarding of water. Water as an economic good –  Water has a soci...
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