Capacity Development Initiatives in Watershed Development: Proceedings of Fifth International Danida Workshop on Watershed Development

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  • Author :Watershed Development Coordination Unit
  • Year of Publication :2004
  • ISBN: :9788180691355
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XXXIV, 359
  • Size: 26 cms
  • Categories: Geography, Water Resources

About the Book :

Since 1995, Danish International Development Assistance (Danida) has been organising international workshops on watershed development every alternate year. The four previous international workshops, organised in India (1995), Tanzania (1997), Nepal (1999) and Eriteria (2001), respectively, focused on the general themes of: Learning process; Participation and sustainable development; Regenerative package; and Economic and organisational sustainability. The Watershed Development Coordination Unit (WDCU) of the Danida Watershed Development Programme (DANWADEP) in India recently hosted Danida's Fifth International Workshop on Watershed Development on the theme of Capacity Development Initiatives in Watershed Development. During the course of this workshop, numerous papers, including a variety of case studies, were presented. This publication is a comprehensive compilation of all the papers presented at the workshop, along with the group reports and the task force recommendations.

About Author :

The Danish International Development Assistance (Danida) has supported watershed development in India since the late 1980s. Following the growth of activities under the watershed development, a central Watershed Development Coordination Unit (WDCU) was established in New Delhi in 1994, with the main task of effective management of Danida Watershed Development Programme (DANWADEP).