THE NETWORK


The Argentine Network for Capacity Development in Integrated Water Resources Management (Arg Cap-Net) is made up of institutions engaged in capacity development to promote Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).

Its members are water management agencies; NGOs for the protection of water resources and the environment; basin organizations; drinking water and sanitation utilities; and universities and science and technology organizations engaged in human resources training, research and studies and projects for rational water use and environmental protection and conservation.

Arg Cap-Net is a member of the International Network for Capacity Development in Sustainable Water Management (Cap-Net) and of the Latin American Water Education and Training Network (LA-WETnet).


ACTIVITIES
Ever since it was established, the Network has developed actions aimed at creating a new vision for managing water resources. Such actions include courses, workshops, and development of training materials.

The Network encourages member participation in national and international training activities for capacity building in IWRM.

Network activities focus on issues such as water and gender; water and education; water and communication; climate change and water resources; water supply and sanitation; economics for IWRM; basin management; flood management; drought management; groundwater management; tools for IWRM, etc.

MASTER’S PROGRAM IN INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
This inter-institutional postgraduate training program of tof the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo and Universidad Nacional del Litoral was established at the initiative of Arg Cap-Net.

It is addressed to professionals from different disciplines with a view to promoting changes in water management based on the principles of IWRM.

AUTHORITIES


PRESIDENCY
Instituto Nacional del Agua

VICE PRESIDENCY
Universidad Nacional de La Plata

COMMITTEE
Universidad Nacional del Litoral
Universidad Nacional del Nordeste
Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires
Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto

EXECUTIVE SECRETARIAT
Universidad Nacional del Litoral - Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias Hídricas

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VISION, MISSION
AND OBJETIVES


VISION
Establish an organization made up of public and private institutions for national and regional capacity building in IWRM.

MISSION
Develop skills and encourage generation of knowledge to raise awareness of IWRM among individuals, organizations and society.

OBJETIVES
Educate and train human resources of all sectors and levels in IWRM.
Raise awareness of IWRM.

Promote and facilitate the exchange and dissemination of knowledge and experiences in IWRM.

Establish partnerships and strategic alliances with other institutions and networks.

EXPERTISE