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Sustainable development of water resources in Asia and the Pacific

Sustainable development of water resources in Asia and the Pacific

an overview

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water resources development -- Environmental aspects -- Asia,
  • Water resources development -- Environmental aspects -- Pacific Area,
  • Water-supply -- Asia,
  • Water-supply -- Pacific Area

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 162 p. :
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16932041M
    ISBN 109211198267

    Increases in labor productivity, access to quality education, and resource flow for development provide further examples that the Asia-Pacific region has built a basis for acceleration in many targets. By speeding up efforts, the region can balance its fast-growing economy with prosperity for . Water for Sustainable Development -Best Practices and the Next Generation- Concept of the Official Logo On the Earth we live in, there is a dynamic water cycle from the atmosphere through the ground, rivers, etc. to oceans, and what we implement to solve water issues would be likely to affect other regions, environments and economies.

    Water is fundamental to life on our planet, but this precious resource is increasingly in demand and under threat. We help countries protect and restore freshwater and marine ecosystems to sustain their services for generations to come. Towards an environmentally sound and sustainable development of water resources in Asia and the Pacific. New York: United Nations, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "ST/ESCAP/SER. F/71"--Title.

    The Asia Pacific region has been facing a variety of water issues and is now being expected to be the center of growth to lead the world economy, therefore coping with water-related issues in an appropriate manner forms a basis for sustainable development of the . Water Sustainability: A Global Perspective is one of the first textbook to meld the physical and human aspects affecting the world's water resources. "This excellent book will be an indispensable resource for students of water resources and its related disciplines. Chapters conclude with possible discussion topics, and as well as being Cited by:


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Groundwater is widely acknowledged to be an important source of drinking water in low-income regions, and it, therefore, plays a critical role in the realization of the human right to water. However, the proportion of households using groundwater compared with other sources is rarely quantified, with national and global datasets more focused on facilities—rather than resources— by: 7.

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The book examines the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a driver of significant transformation in the arena of sustainable investment and also how private capital can complement government funds in financing the Goals. SDGs. Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), told UN News at the Organization's Headquarters on Wednesday.

Under-Secretary-General Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana was in New .These are all vital issues for Asia and the Pacific. ADB supports the enhanced ambitions the SDGs embody, and is fully committed to helping to meet them.

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