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Record number 476948
Title Information Needs for Water Management
Author(s) Timmerman, J.G.
Source Boca Raton, Florida : Taylor & Francis - ISBN 9781466594746 - 234
Department(s) Climate Resilience
Publication type Scientific book (author)
Publication year 2014
Keyword(s) waterbeheer - watervoorraden - beleid - besluitvorming - informatiebehoeften - informatie - water management - water resources - policy - decision making - information needs - information
Categories Water Management (General) / Communication Studies (General)
Abstract This book provides the necessary elements to determine exactly what information should be collected to make the collected information relevant for policy makers. It highlights the dissatisfaction of information users about the information they get and the reasons for this dissatisfaction. It also discusses general issues around the role and use of information in policy making. The text then describes the how to develop a full understanding of the policy makers’ information needs and will describe how policy makers can be included in the process. Finally, the book describes how the results from this process are input for the information production process.
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