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Although Peru is a water-rich country, mountain ranges separate the country’s in-land Amazonian water supply from the people and economic activity on the coast. Increasing population growth, climate change, and a legacy of unregulated mining activity and water use contribute to a growing urgency for a coordinated national strategy to manage this precious resource. The Peruvian government has begun to invest in and request assistance with integrated resource management.
CIRDI has identified that education is fundamental to the development of Peru’s water management strategy and conflict prevention to address integrated resource management (IRM) and to promote dialogue and engagement. The Education and Research for Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in Peru program was designed to empower the Government of Peru to lead an engaged group of stakeholders from academia, civil society, and private sector in the development of sustainable management practices for its integrated watershed resources. The project contributed to the integrated management of Peru’s water and mining resources by:
Why the gender equality approach should be transversal to the Integrated Water Resource Management? This video, prepared by Alexandra Carlier, aims to summarize one of the policy briefs that the Canadian […]
The project “Education and Research for Water Resource Management in Peru” is an Initiative of the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute implemented in coordination with the National Water […]