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Water For People, Water For Life: The United Nations World Water Development Report

United Nations

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ISBN : 9781571816276
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This Report offers the most comprehensive assessment to date of the state of the worlds freshwater resources, based on the collective input of twenty-three United Nations agencies and convention secretariats. The global picture is complemented byMoreThis Report offers the most comprehensive assessment to date of the state of the worlds freshwater resources, based on the collective input of twenty-three United Nations agencies and convention secretariats. The global picture is complemented by the presentation of seven pilot case studies of river basins representing different social, economic and environmental settings: Lake Titicaca (Bolivia, Peru), Senegal River (Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal), Seine-Normandy (France)- Lake Peipsi/Chudskoe-Pskovskoe, (Estonia, Russian Federation)- Ruhuna basins (Sri Lanka)- Greater Tokyo (Japan)- and Chao Phraya River (Thailand). With its numerous full-colour maps, country tables, references and coverage of a broad range of themes and real-world examples, the UN World Water Development Report - Water for People, Water for Life - should find its place as a valued, authoritative and well-worn reference book.