SDG Indicator 6.4.1 – Change in water use efficiency over time

Course

Self-paced e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

Food and Agriculture Organization

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Length
2 hours
Effort
2 hours
Language
English
Region
World
Venue
Online
Certificate
No
Price
Free

Course summary

This course provides guidance on the main characteristics of Indicator 6.4.1, and on how to compute its two dimensions: the hydrologic and the economic component. It also highlights possible challenges related to data availability, and the impact that monitoring results may have on decision-making.

Topics

Sustainable Development Goals
Clean water and sanitation

About this course

This course consists of 3 lessons, ranging from approximately 35 to 55 minutes duration each:

  • Lesson 1 – Introduction to SDG 6, Target 6.4 and Indicator 6.4.1
  • Lesson 2 – Change in water-use efficiency over time
  • Lesson 3 – Step-by-step of the monitoring process
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Target audience

This course is primarily intended for those who play a role in data collection, analysis and reporting on SDG Indicator 6.4.1, as well as for people with an interest in the process. They include:

  • Decision makers, policy planners, donors
  • Program directors
  • Technical specialists in national institutions in charge of SDG monitoring, including water experts, statisticians, environmental specialists or economists

Learning objectives

You will learn about:

  • The context of SDG 6, Target 6.4 and the positioning of Indicator 6.4.1 within the system of SDG goals and targets
  • Data requirements to compute the indicator and challenges related to their availability
  • How to compute and interpret Indicator 6.4.1
  • The importance of implementing an effective mechanism of data verification and quality control and assurance of the monitoring process