This book provides the necessary elements to determine exactly what information should be collected to make the collected information relevant for policy makers. It highlights the dissatisfaction of information users about the information they get and the reasons for this dissatisfaction. It also discusses general issues around the role and use of
Introduction - setting the scene. The link between monitoring and water management. How to develop the process. Analyzing the water management situation. Transforming water policy into information needs. The next steps.