Knowledge sharing/transfer, training, and capacity building are each education-based activities which is important for building capacity within institutions responsible for managing the natural resources of a country as well as in communities who live and use the surrounding environment. Education is broader than the teacher-pupil approach, it includes self-learning and educational materials to support or re-enforce training modules. It is important that educational materials are designed in a manner that is appropriate to the audience and creates literacy in the specific field.
The first book in the Catchment Management Series, Nomvula and Uuka learn about soil erosion, is available in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa in an electronic format. Send a request here. The book is aimed to support child literacy while educating children about topical environmental issues and how address them.