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  • 25 June 2019
  • 9781571816283

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characters Water for People Water for Life The United Nations World Water Development Report Water for People Water for Life The United Nations World Water Development Report characters º 104 Al and local levels which promote both euitable access and adeuate supplies Thus ten years after Rio it is time to take stockBased on the collective inputs of 23 United Nations agencies and convention secretariats this Report offers a global overview of the state of the world's freshwater resources It is part of an on going assessment process to develop policies and help with their implementation as well as to measure any progress towards achieving sustainable use of water resourcesGenerously illustrated with than 25 full color global maps and numerous figures the report reviews progress and trends and presents seven pilot case studies of river basins representing various social economic and environmental settings Lake Titicaca Bolivia Peru; Senegal river basin Senegal Mali Mauritania Guinea; Seine Normandy France; Lake Peips.

characters Water for People Water for Life The United Nations World Water Development Report

Water for People Water for Life The United Nations World Water Development Report

characters Water for People Water for Life The United Nations World Water Development Report Water for People Water for Life The United Nations World Water Development Report characters º 104 IChudskoe Estonia Russia; Ruhuna basin Sri Lanka; Greater Tokyo region Japan; and Chao Phraya Thailand It assesses progress in 11 challenge areas including health food environment shared water resources cities industry energy risk management knowledge valuing water and governance Proposing methodologies and indicators for measuring sustainability it lays the foundations for regular system wide monitoring and reporting by the UN together with the development of standardized methodologies and dataWith its comprehensive maps glossary references and coverage of a broad range of themes and examples of real world river basins the UN World Water Development Report will no doubt prove to be a most valuable reference workVisit the United Nation's Water Portal for information on the report and on the International Year of Freshwater 20.

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characters Water for People Water for Life The United Nations World Water Development Report Water for People Water for Life The United Nations World Water Development Report characters º 104 The world's freshwater resources are coming under growing pressure through such environmental hazards as human waste urbanization industrialization and pesticides The problems are exacerbated through drought in many parts of the world The improvement of the water uality itself and access to it have been major concerns for politicians and development agencies for over a decade First officially formulated at the Rio Earth Summit of 1992 they have been restated or expanded since thenThe UN Millennium Declaration of 2000 transformed general guidelines into specific targets The international community pledged to halve by 2015 the proportion of people who are unable to reach or to afford safe drinking water and to stop the unsustainable exploitation of water resources by developing water management strategies at the regional nation.