GWP ToolBox: Knowledge Sharing Tool presented by D. Thalmeinerova, GWP


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GWP ToolBox: Knowledge Sharing Tool presented by D. Thalmeinerova, GWP

  1. 1. GWP ToolBox: Knowledge Sharing Tool D. Thalmeinerova, GWP
  2. 2. Challenge in GWP Picture from V.Pangare: Global Perspectives on IWRM, 2006
  3. 3. GWP ToolBox on-line IWRM library
  4. 4. GWP ToolBox <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IWRM knowledge sharing and dissemination tool </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Goal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To contribute to establishing a global communication platform to share knowledge and develop capacity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Components </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools (54 tools – guidelines how to implement IWRM); </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Case studies (193 cases – illustrate how tools work in practice); </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>References (178 references – support documents, manuals, papers, and external IWRM knowledge databases). </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. What is ToolBox? <ul><li>It is on online forum for water experts and the broader community to address and improve the managment of water resources </li></ul><ul><li>It decribes the pillars and components of IWRM </li></ul><ul><li>It shows best practices and case studies </li></ul><ul><li>It gather relevant publications, support documents, organizations and web links on IWRM </li></ul>
  6. 6. Dynamics in ToolBox Fixed part: Tools Revision possible <ul><li>Evolving part: </li></ul><ul><li>Case studies </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul>
  7. 7. 54 tools
  8. 8. Tools in ToolBox
  9. 9. 工具的构成 A: Rules created by legislation, policy and financing structures B: Roles of agencies, utilities, RB authorities, regulators & other stakeholders C: Management practices
  10. 10. Enabling Environment (A - tools) <ul><li>Deal with water policies and their development </li></ul><ul><li>A1.1 Preparation of a national water resources policy </li></ul><ul><li>A1.2 Policies with relation to water resources </li></ul><ul><li>Include tools for use in the development of water law </li></ul><ul><li>A2.1 Water rights </li></ul><ul><li>A2.2 Legislation for water quality </li></ul><ul><li>A2.3 Reform of existing legislation </li></ul><ul><li>Deal with financial resources to meet water needs </li></ul><ul><li>A3.1 Investment policies </li></ul><ul><li>A3.2 Financing options I: grants and internal sources </li></ul><ul><li>A3.3 Financing options II: Loans and equity </li></ul>
  11. 11. Institutional Roles (B - tools) <ul><li>Deals with forms and functions of institutions </li></ul><ul><li>B1.1 Reforming institutions for better governance </li></ul><ul><li>B1.2 Transboundary organisations for water resource management </li></ul><ul><li>B1.3 National apex bodies </li></ul><ul><li>B1.4 River basin organisations </li></ul><ul><li>B1.5 Regulatory bodies and enforcement agencies </li></ul><ul><li>B1.6 Service providers and IWRM </li></ul><ul><li>B1.7 Strengthening public sector water utilities </li></ul><ul><li>B1.8 Role of the private sector </li></ul><ul><li>B1.9 Civil society institutions and community based organisation </li></ul><ul><li>B1.10 Local authorities </li></ul><ul><li>Includes tools for upgrading the skills </li></ul><ul><li>B2.1 Participatory capacity and empowerment in civil society </li></ul><ul><li>B2.2 Training to build capacity in water professionals </li></ul><ul><li>B2.3 Regulatory capacity </li></ul>
  12. 12. Management Instruments (C - tools) <ul><li>About understanding resources </li></ul><ul><li>C1.1 Water resources knowledge base </li></ul><ul><li>C1.2 Water resources assessment </li></ul><ul><li>C1.3 Modelling in IWRM </li></ul><ul><li>C1.4 Developing water management indicators </li></ul><ul><li>C1.5 Ecosystem assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Combine development options, resource use and human interaction </li></ul><ul><li>C2.1 National integrated water resources plans </li></ul><ul><li>C2.2 River basin plans </li></ul><ul><li>C2.3 Groundwater management plans </li></ul><ul><li>C2.4 Coastal zone management plans </li></ul><ul><li>C2.5 Risk assessment and management </li></ul><ul><li>C2.6 Environmental assessment (EA) </li></ul><ul><li>C2.7 Social assessment (SA) </li></ul><ul><li>C2.8 Economic assessment </li></ul>
  13. 13. Management Instruments (C - tools) <ul><li>Involves various tools for balancing supply and demand </li></ul><ul><li>C3.1 Improved efficiency of use </li></ul><ul><li>C3.2 Recycling and reuse </li></ul><ul><li>C3.3 Improved efficiency of supply </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages social change instruments </li></ul><ul><li>C4.1 Education curricula on water management </li></ul><ul><li>C4.2 Communication with stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>C4.3 Information and transparency for raising awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Shows how to manage disputes </li></ul><ul><li>C5.1 Conflict management </li></ul><ul><li>C5.2 Shared vision planning </li></ul><ul><li>C5.3 Consensus building </li></ul>
  14. 14. Management Instruments (C - tools) <ul><li>Regulatory instruments </li></ul><ul><li>C6.1 Regulations for water quality </li></ul><ul><li>C6.2 Regulations for water quantity </li></ul><ul><li>C6.3 Regulations for water services </li></ul><ul><li>C6.4 Land use planning controls and nature protection </li></ul><ul><li>Economic instruments </li></ul><ul><li>C7.1 Pricing of water and water services </li></ul><ul><li>C7.2 Pollution and environmental charges </li></ul><ul><li>C7.3 Water markets and tradable permits </li></ul><ul><li>C7.4 Subsidies and incentives </li></ul><ul><li>Information and knowledge management </li></ul><ul><li>C8.1 Information management systems </li></ul><ul><li>C8.2 Sharing data for IWRM </li></ul>
  15. 15. Short description & external link MAIN COMPONENTS
  16. 16. CASE STUDY
  17. 17. Many other information with relevance to IWRM Cases sorted by Region Contributions from GWP Partners Language and local versions under development
  18. 19. For Who is this ToolBox? Why we would like to share it? <ul><li>As water is everybody’s business…... </li></ul>trainers practitioners decision makers experts academia
  19. 20. How to contribute? How to ask questions? Click here to contribute Click here to contact
  20. 21. Why do we need a Case study? Theoretical description Synthezied memory Practical implementation
  21. 22. Problems in interpretation <ul><li>INTEGRATED WRM approach </li></ul><ul><li>versus </li></ul><ul><li>individual TOOLS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Popularization of term “IWRM” results in replacing the integrated system by its fragments (IWRM became to be a slogan) </li></ul></ul>
  22. 23. Present interest in ToolBox <ul><li>Strongly differes region by region </li></ul><ul><li>From ”how to use ToolBox” to ”use ToolBox” </li></ul><ul><li>Some regions are ”donors” to database rather than ”users” </li></ul><ul><li>Limited use if language or internet access barriers exist </li></ul>
  23. 24. Current ToolBox products
  24. 26. Vision and goal <ul><li>Vision : </li></ul><ul><li>ToolBox will be an internet based repository of all GWP knowledge on IWRM and the first choice site for water practitioners, decision makers and partners </li></ul><ul><li>Goal : </li></ul><ul><li>ToolBox will contribute to establishing a global communication platform to share knowledge and develop capacity </li></ul>
  25. 27. Areas of intervention <ul><li>Shift from ”introduction of ToolBox” to ”application of tools in ToolBox” </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of mechanism to provide for ”region-to-region” knowledge exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain current partners and bring new partners to share IWRM knowledge </li></ul>
  26. 28. ToolBox in Practice: how to benefit <ul><li>ToolBox as a guide for IWRM planning, implementation (and monitoring achievements) </li></ul><ul><li>ToolBox gives handy hints on water governance problems </li></ul><ul><li>ToolBox provides for comprehensive summaries on mix of tools to be considered when carrying water projects </li></ul><ul><li>ToolBox illustrates good practices in cross sectoral integration </li></ul><ul><li>ToolBox is useful in training courses </li></ul>
  27. 29. ToolBox in Practice: how to contribute <ul><li>Elaborate cases and share them with others </li></ul><ul><li>Provide references to enlarge on-line IWRM library </li></ul><ul><li>Document experience from your work </li></ul>