Research Associate: Beate Frank

Beate Frank

Research Associate, 2007-08

Beate Frank is a professor at the University of Blumenau, in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, teaching in the graduate program in Environmental Engineering and the undergraduate program in Production Engineering. Her main activities are related to participative management of water resources, water basin councils, the Itajaí river basin and training for environmental management. She is the coordinator of the Piava Project which was proposed to develop a public policy for water protection in the Itajaí river basin ( She also takes part of the Marca Dagua Project which is working to monitor and evaluate the water councils in Brazil over the long term (

Fall 2007 Water Governance at the River Basin Level in Brazil Scholars Discuss