Overall objective:

Enhance the use of Systemic Approaches to Integrated Water Resources Management throughout the region among local authorities, decision-makers, researchers, experts, practitioners and other stakeholders

Specific objective:

Develop the function of the Regional Water Knowledge Network (RWKN), linking of existing platforms at different geographical levels, bringing together a wide range of institutions interested in creating new knowledge in systemic approaches to water management.

Target groups:

Decision-makers, water managers and technicians, local authorities, and non-state actors that support and/or are involved in dialogue with decision-makers, such as representatives of CSOs, researchers, experts and practitioners.

Final beneficiaries:

General public who benefits from improved access to water resources

Expected outcomes:

1. The Regional Water Knowledge Network has been established

2. Good practices of successful demo projects (applying systemic approaches to water management) are collected and distributed over the network

3. Knowledge, insights and awareness on systemic approaches to sustainable water resource management has been, shared and disseminated

4. Guidelines on systemic approaches that could be applied to Natural Resources Management have been developed and distributed

5. The capacity of local authorities to use systemic approaches strengthened.