Youngsters and children and water supply in Guaratinguetá, Lorena, and Potim (SP, Brazil): perceptions, knowledge, and sources of information

Vol1,2019 - 106751
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Abstract

This work is a research excerpt with focus on putting together a base line regarding the experience and the knowledge the young inhabitants from Vale do Paraíba’s and North Coast’s Metropolitan Region have (São Paulo, Brazil). Putting this baseline together serves to contribute with sustainability education improvement: getting acquainted with solid experiences from young people and children is essential to strengthen their conditions of getting involved in decisions regarding production, use, and governance of nexus components.
This study has examined the perceptions of young people and children between 10 and 24 years old regarding one of the nexus’ elements - water supply - in three municipalities within the metropolitan region: Guaratinguetá, Lorena, and Potim.

Institutions
  • 1 Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho” - Campus Guaratinguetá
  • 2 Faculdade de Engenharia de Guaratinguetá / Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho”
  • 3 School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences / University of Birmingham
  • 4 Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho”
Track
  • Estudos da Juventude
Keywords
Young people
Water Supply
perceptions