The key questions guiding you through the ‘planning cycle’-chapter are:
- By which planning modes can the planning process in Watershed Management be characterised?
- Which steps does the planning cycle include?
- Are all steps of Watershed Management planning framework to be carried out in a strict sequence?
- What is the outcome of the Watershed Management planning process?
- What is the first preparatory work to be done for the planning of a watershed?
- How should a planning committee be composed of?
- What is the basis for the development of a Watershed Management Plan?
- Which information are required in order to plan effectively?
- Which problem types are to be considered in identifying and analysing watershed problems?
- How are the objectives of a Watershed Management project to be determined?
- What is a watershed management strategy?
- How can a reasonable watershed management strategy be selected?
- What has to be considered when putting the strategy into action?
- What is meant by the term monitoring?
- How is evaluation to be understood?
- Why are monitoring and evaluation important in watershed management planning?
- How can monitoring and evaluation be carried out?
- What is an indicator?
Important characteristics of the Watershed Management planning process are explained In 'overview of the planning cycle' on the next learning page.