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Human development report 2006 : beyond scarcity : power, poverty and the global water crisis

Author: United Nations Development Programme.
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Water is central to the realization of human potential. Clean water and sanitation have profound bearing on health and human dignity. With competition for water intensifying, there is a danger that poor and vulnerable communities will become increasingly marginalized. This report focuses on water and human development.
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Genre/Form: Statistics
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: United Nations Development Programme.
ISBN: 0230500587 9780230500587
OCLC Number: 82368388
Description: xvi, 422 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Overview : Beyond scarcity : power, poverty and the global water crisis --
Ending the crisis in water and sanitation --
Water for human consumption --
The vast deficit in sanitation --
Water scarcity, risk and vulnerability --
Water competition in agriculture --
Managing transboundary waters --
Human development indicators.
Other Titles: HDR 2006
Responsibility: edited by United Nations Development Program.

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In the early 21st Century, prospects for human development are threatened by a deepening global water crisis. Debunking the myth that the crisis is the result of scarcity, this report argues poverty,  Read more...

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