environmental management, Water Policy
Excerpt:Green Week is the biggest annual conference on European environment policy. The theme of this year's event is water, a resource that is under threat as never before. Are we using it wisely? And what more could we do more to conserve it? It will take place from 22-25 May, 2012 in Brussels.
Advanced Course: Decision Support Systems for the Development and Environmental Management of Rural Areas
Excerpt:In this course participants will be introduced to ways in which decisions can be made in a more informed and structured manner as a prelude to more detailed understanding of the components of DSS and their integration and application. ...
Excerpt:The paper reports survey findings of community-based and state-led initiatives to illustrate the situation in England and Wales. Catchment management groups are profiled in terms of various categories and the results are interpreted in terms of their potential sustainability, effectiveness and impact of groups & environmental governance challenges.
Involving the Public in Catchment Management: An Analysis of the Scope for Learning Lessons from Abroad.
Excerpt:The paper analyses the scope for a transfer of knowledge and experience from abroad to the EU-level in the field of water policy by assessing theoretical accounts of the most likely facilitator and obstacles to lesson drawing. ...
International Training Course: Application of Satellite Remote Sensing Technologies in Management of Land Reclamation Projects and Environmental Management
Excerpt:The Greek Committee on ICID, the Agricultural Universtity of Athens and Zoelectronic Ltd offer a new course in "Application of Satellite Remote Sensing Technologies in Management of Land Reclamation Projects and Environmental Management". It will take place in Athens, Greece, in November 2011. ...
Excerpt:A group of PhD students at the university of Osnabrück, Germany, is organising a symposium on public participation in environmental management (in German). The aim is to take a critical perspective on what constitutes good environmental management and what its relationswhip with the public should be. ...
Excerpt:The objective of the ESRA Online Course is to educate employees of local, regional and international financial institutions with a focus on emerging markets in the identification, analysis and management of environmental and social risks generated through their lending and investment activities. ...