with the participation of more than children. Other workshops on environmental education included ‘Encaucemos el Agua’ (‘Let’s Give Water a Course’). Semana temática: Agua y Sociedad. Eje temático: Educación. Título de la ponencia: .. 2. IMTA/The Watercourse (). ¡Encaucemos el Agua! Currículum y. •Discover a Watershed Series. (Mexico and USA). •¡Encaucemos el Agua! ( Project. WET-Mexico). •UNESCO-IHP LAC Regional. Programme Agua y Educacion.

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Schooling for Sustainability – 23 emails Sustainability and Economics Water education is therefore a core element to achieving sustainability. The volunteers directed all their efforts toward finishing the animal shelter in time.

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Would you also like to submit a review for this item? The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in encaaucemos valid format. Your rating has been recorded. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Water can be seen as one common thread to link those issues.

It encompasses respect for all life and natural resources, integrating concerns such as poverty reduction, health, human rights, gender equality, education for all, human security and intercultural dialogue. Please agka Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. This is why watershed based education can constitute a holistic and more comprehensive approach for action at all levels.

Being water essential for life, health and well-being, it is also crucial for sustainable development, including the preservation of our natural environment and the alleviation of poverty and hunger. SpanishDict is devoted to improving our site based on user feedback and introducing new and innovative features that will continue to help people learn and love the Spanish language.


A watershed-based focus is a natural way to address such conditions. Four intertwined dimensions shape sustainable development: Is based on the principles and values that underlie sustainable development; Deals with the well-being of all four dimensions of sustainability — environment, society, culture and economy; Uses a variety of pedagogical techniques that promote participatory learning and higher-order thinking skills; Promotes lifelong learning; Is locally relevant and culturally appropriate; Is based on local needs, perceptions and conditions, but acknowledges that fulfilling local needs often has international effects and consequences; Engages formal, non-formal and informal education; Accommodates the evolving nature of the concept of sustainability; Addresses content, taking into account context, global issues and local priorities; Builds civil capacity for community-based decision-making, social tolerance, environmental stewardship, an adaptable workforce, and a good quality of life; Is interdisciplinary.

Wilderness was never a homogenous raw material.

Fostering Sustainability Through Watershed-Based Education

The descriptive section of the guide gives special attention to these cultures. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. A holistic and more comprehensive approach for action at all levels is required to attain sustainability, as pointed out by the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development Nearly one child in ten dies before the age of five. The national government was about to collapse and finally reached an agreement with the opposition group to reverse the privatization.

Herein we will discuss some examples of watershed-based education in Latin America, addressed to provide a better understanding of local environmental, social, cultural and economic topics and issues from early childhood. Specially, watershed education can work together with diversity education to provide, within an interdisciplinary framework, solid basis towards sustainability.


Many other examples of current water issues can be found, for instance, at the Latin American Auga Tribunal, an ethics tribunal -or hearing- to uncover crimes against equitable and sustainable use of water. After pressure from the World Bank, the Bolivian government put the state water agency up for auction for privatization. Please enter your name. Have a suggestion, idea, or comment?

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June 12, at 3: The Water for Life Decade aims to promote efforts to fulfill international commitments made on water and water-related issues bysuch as the Millennium Development Goals to reduce by half the proportion of people without access to safe drinking water by and to stop unsustainable exploitation of water resources.

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The tensions erupted two months after taking over the water system, when Aguas del Tunari was required to invest in the construction of a dam and raised the water rates significantly.