pt. 1. Setting the scene -- pt. 2. Tools and techniques -- pt. 3. Areas of application -- pt. 4. Evaluation and indicators. "This book, jointly edited by UNESCO-IHE and UNW-DPC, is a compilation of existing expert knowledge on water-related capacity development. It discusses how knowledge and capacity development can contribute to improved, effective water management, with a digest of lessons learned in the areas of tools and techniques, application and evaluation. Topics presented range from e-learning and networking, to community knowledge management and the running of training-of-trainers courses, and includes examples from Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe. The authors represent a diverse and representative group of prominent practitioners, capacity developers and academics within the field of water-related capacity development." "This book is an expanded version of the collection of chapters first introduced at the Fifth World Water Forum held in Istanbul, Turkey, from 16-22 March 2009, in support of the various sessions organized under the topic "Education, Knowledge and Capacity Development Strategies.""--Jacket.