GSA Connects 2021 in Portland, Oregon

Paper No. 48-8
Presentation Time: 3:30 PM


NGENE, Ben U1, AKINWUMI, Isaac2, UGWU, Emmanuel1, BAMIGBOYE, Gideon2 and ISIORHO, Solomon3, (1)Dept. of Civil Engineering, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, IN Abia State, Nigeria, (2)Civil Engineering Dept., College of Engineering, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria, (3)Biology Dept, Purdue University Fort Wayne (PFW), 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499

Although Students’ projects on a face value may be deemed more theoretical than practical, it is a veritable source of information on how to solve problem of development especially in water resources practice. This research aims at reviewing the usefulness of students project as information contained are useful guide to development in the water sector of developing nations, with an eye on the advantages and disadvantages of such information bank. Sustainable management of water resources is critical to the development of a society as it is shown that water plays a major role in all aspects of human development. Water needs of the future requires the efforts of all stakeholders including students, policy formulators and implementers, producers and end-users of water for sustainable development.

Keywords: Integrated water resources development, Sustainable development goals (SDG), Student’s project, Water need.

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