developing countries

Training course on Sanitation

Submitted by Water Team on 11 September, 2013 - 15:42
Duration: 
< 1 week

The objective of this course is to present the problem of sanitation, specifically human waste and excreta disposal, in the developing world. The importance of safe excreta disposal and basic strategies to achieve this will be addressed.

 

 

By: Murray Biedler for Aquaknow.

Open Environmental Data in Developing Countries: Who Benefits?

Submitted by Water Team on 6 November, 2012 - 15:34

Should research institutions from developing countries provide open access to their data? Who would benefit?These are highly relevant questions for environmental research. In the backdrop of increasing discussions regarding open data, attention should be paid to guarantee that research institutions from developing countries do not become mere data providers. At the same time, restricted access to data should not become a barrier for advancing our knowledge of critical environmental issues.

Training course on Water Supply

Submitted by Water Team on 5 November, 2012 - 15:57
Duration: 
< 1 week

The objective of this course is to present the challenge of water supply for human consumption. Elements of water quality and water quanitity will e addressed. This will e followed by basic strategies for providing access to and distribution of safe water supply.

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By: Murray Biedler for Aquaknow.

Training course on Water and Health

Submitted by Water Team on 5 November, 2012 - 15:54
Duration: 
< 1 week

 

The objective of this course is to present the diseases and health issues related to water. Different types of water related diseases and how they are transmitted will be presented. This will be followed by prevention strategies which can be employed to minimize the transmission of these diseases.

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By: Murray Biedler for Aquaknow

The problem of sanitation, specifically human wastes and excreta disposal in the developing world.

Submitted by Water Team on 5 November, 2012 - 15:46
Duration: 
< 1 week

 

The objective of this course is to present the problem of sanitation, specifically human waste and excreta disposal, in the developing world. The importance of safe excreta disposal and basic strategies to achieve this will be addressed.

Please click here to watch online this course.

Virtual Water in Developing Countries

Submitted by Water Team on 3 August, 2010 - 15:41

The main objective of this Master's thesis was to identify the parcipation of developing countries in the virtual water trade, analysing the current situation, risks and future opportunities.

This document  includes a description on the virtual water and hydrological footprint concepts as well as the methodology applied for their valorisation.There is also an attempt to identify the different aspects that influence the position of developing countries in the virtual water trade, using graphical analysis and lineal regressions.

Moreover this study pretends to improve the current international virtual water trade situtation by contributing with various recommendations for the developing countries.

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