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The United Nations World Water Development Report 3 : Water in a Changing World (Two-Volume Set).

Author: UN World Water Assessment Programme
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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The United Nations World Water Development Report, published every three years, is a comprehensive review providing an authoritative picture of the state of the world's freshwater resources. It offers best practices as well as in-depth theoretical analyses to help stimulate ideas and actions for better stewardship in the water sector. It is the only report of its kind, resulting from the collaboration and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)433165948
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: UN World Water Assessment Programme
ISBN: 9781849773355 1849773351
OCLC Number: 637480485
Description: 1 online resource (432 pages)
Contents: Table of contents; Foreword by Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General, United Nations; Foreword by Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization; Preface; Contents of the Report; New processes; Challenges remain in managing water resources for development; The case of sub-Saharan Africa; The need to act now; Acknowledgements; Overview of key messages; Chapter 1. Getting out of the box --
linking water to decisions for sustainable development; Part 1. Understanding whatdrives the pressures on water. Chapter 2. Demographic, economic and social driversChapter 3. Technological innovation; Chapter 4. Policies, laws and finance; Chapter 5. Climate change and possible futures; Part 2. Using water; Chapter 6. Water's many benefits; Chapter 7. Evolution of water use; Chapter 8. Impacts of water use on water systems and the environment; Chapter 9. Managing competition for water and the pressure on ecosystems; Part 3. State of the resource; Chapter 10. The Earth's natur.

Abstract:

The United Nations World Water Development Report, published every three years, is a comprehensive review providing an authoritative picture of the state of the world's freshwater resources. It offers best practices as well as in-depth theoretical analyses to help stimulate ideas and actions for better stewardship in the water sector. It is the only report of its kind, resulting from the collaboration and contributions of the 26 UN agencies, commissions, program, funds, secretariats and conventions that have a significant role in addressing global water concerns. Two volume set: 336 + 96 pag.

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