The United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES) is a think tank and post-graduate teaching entity dedicated to knowledge creation and transfer through capacity development activities. Working at the interface between policy and science, its mission is to contribute to the resolution of the sustainable use and integrated management of environment resources. It aims to advance and develop integrated management strategies pertaining to environmental resources. Its vision is to promote the sustainable management and development of water, soil, and waste. It is a research institution committed to the dissemination of knowledge.