Ignacio Escuder, founding partner of iPresas, lecturer in a course on decision-making in dam safety management in Bolivia

This course was held in La Paz in march 2019.

The Ministry of Environment and Water of Bolivia (MMAyA), along with the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), organized the course entitled “Decision making tools fo rdam failure risk analysis ”.

The course was lectured by Ignacio Escuder, founding partner of iPresas, from 27 to 29 march 2019.

This theoretical-practical course included 3 sections: the first one focused on general concepts and some international examples; the second section involved the development of a practical exercise using the iPresas HidSimp software; and the last module consisted in discussing on information needs, management of risk results and dam safety investment prioritization.

The course was attended by 110 experts, who participated during the different sessions, including consultants, university professors, hydroelectric dam owners and operators, as well as irrigation and water supply infrastructure owners, representing the whole dam sector within the country.