Learn from the top water resource academic experts in the world through this ASU Study Abroad initiative, while exploring the intersection of water, ecosystems and governance. This program is a part of the PLuS Alliance, Connected River Basins with University of New South Wales, Sydney and Kings College London. ASU students will be joining students and faculty from the two other universities as well as the University of Botswana to participate in an interdisciplinary course centered on water resource management. The Okavango Delta near Maun, Botswana is one of the last free flowing river systems in the world. Yet, rapid development projections call for increased water withdrawals and hydropower development. Social, economic and environmental issues are intertwined here and provides the unique opportunity to study how the three basin countries, the NGOs and the local people could collaborate and develop without harming the Delta. July 9 -20, 2018 Intensive field-based course located in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, one of the world’s hotspots of biodiversity and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Click here to learn more.