Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education

2019 Edition
| Editors: Walter Leal Filho

Sustainable Water Management and Higher Education

  • Kaveh Ostad-Ali-AskariEmail author
  • Saeid Eslamian
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-11352-0_82


TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) is education and training which provides knowledge and skills for employment. TVET uses formal, nonformal, and informal learning. TVET is recognized to be a crucial vehicle for social equity, inclusion, and sustainable development.

Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are usually nonprofit and sometimes international organizations independent of governments and international governmental organizations (though often funded by governments) that are active in humanitarian, educational, health care, public policy, social, human rights, environmental, and other areas to affect changes according to their objectives.


Water sustainable management has a close relationship with higher education by integrating with the community. So, the main aim of this research is to show how development in higher education can improve water sustainable management. To address the world’s water crisis problem, higher education is...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil Engineering, Isfahan (Khorasgan) BranchIslamic Azad UniversityIsfahanIran
  2. 2.Department of Water EngineeringCollege of Agriculture, Isfahan University of TechnologyIsfahanIran

Section editors and affiliations

  • Nelson Amaro
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Sustainable DevelopmentGalileo UniversityGuatemala CityGuatemala