Development of innovative multilevel formation programs for the new water leading professionals in SouthEast Asia
NEW! Apply for an International student internship!
If you are a student from the Asian universities form our consortium (Institute of Technology of Cambodia, National University of Battambang, Souphanouvong University, National University of Laos, Can Tho University and University of Science, Vietnam National University Hanoi) who wants to improve your career perspectives and your capacity in research, you can now apply for an International internship to stay 3 to 6 months in a leading institution in the water sector.
Water Resources Management is key for the economy of a country, but represents a major challenge that has social, economic, and political implications involving several public and private agents with distinct interests. This is critical for ASIAN COUNTRIES, with huge demographic pressure and vast environmental diversity and wealth, water problems related to safe drinking water supply and sanitation, water scarcity, severe droughts and floods, deforestation, and threats to biodiversity, etc. that will increase due to climate change predictions. New WATER PROFESSIONALS are required to face these water challenges in collaboration with other disciplines, that are able to communicate effectively with all the agents and stakeholders involved.
INOWASIA pretends to train this new generation of young Southeast Asian water professionals with a strong and multidisciplinary background in sustainable water management, with a global view of the sector current and future challenges but with a specific approach to the local demands, and the required soft skills to join and lead the water sector market.
INOWASIA promotes the joint action of 11 organisations (non-profit, business, education institutions) across 5 countries (Spain, France, Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia) and 14 associated partners, who will carry out a cross-disciplinary, bottom-up process leading to the production of innovative products and teaching learning methods, targeting school communities with various needs.
INOWASIA aims to develop basic and advanced water courses and implement them in the existing master’s degrees and PhD programs in Higher Education Institutions from Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam.
Promoting Learning Methodologies
INOWASIA pretends to train students and teachers, and promote the implementation of innovative hybrid methods, combining on-line formation with problem-based learning, a student-centred educational methodology that promotes the development of personal abilities and skills
Water-Oriented Living Labs
INOWASIA will design Water Oriented Living Labs in the campus of each Higher Education Institutions from our Southeast Asia partners to implement real-life water demo sites and create a multi-stakeholder virtual network.
INOWASIA aims to foster entrepreneur and business culture among the students and future young water professionals through field trips, short visits to success cases among local initiatives, and long stay internships in water companies and administrations.
INOWASIA pretends to create an international multilevel network of students, academics, professionals, and stakeholders in the field of water resources to encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration to find new and creative solutions to water challenges.
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New #UT3-WOLL on the UT3 Campus to epurate domestic waste waters and to prove the concept of enhanced biodiversity
On 19th January, the new #UT3-WOLL was launched with success on the Campus of the University of Toulouse 3. Were invited Marie Pierre Gleyses as Dean of Scientific group of neOCampus, Jocelyn MERE as CNRS regional dean, Georges ZISSI (Vice President for Europ and international projects), Thierry PAPRA VP for partnership with compagnies, Catherine JANDEL…
Norwegian delegation interested in the outputs of INOWASIA
The objectives and the main activities of the project INOWASIA were explained to a delegation of the University of South-Eastern Norway (Universitetet i Sørøst-Norge) who visited the University of Girona. The coordinator of the project briefly introduced the consortium and explained in detail the importance of training the new generation of young water professionals in…
INOWASIA is introduced to the One Health international network of Southeast Asia (OHSEA)
The One Health initiative is a collaborative, multisectoral and transdisciplinary approach to human, animal and environmental health that is based on studies at local, national and global levels. Its aim is to understand the mechanisms of emerging or re-emerging diseases, in order to prevent them. Funders: Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Solidarity Fund for…
INOWASIA Networking Seminar at CTU
During the visit of INOWASIA group at Can Tho University, the College of Environmental and Natural Resources (CENRes) has organized on November 1st 2022 an INOWASIA networking seminar, entitled “Water and Natural Resources in the Mekong delta of Vietnam – Challenges and Opportunities”. It was the opportunity to introduce so many research topics and research…