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Flows and practices: The politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in southern Africa
Lyla Mehta (ed); B. Derman (ed); Emmanuel Manzungu (ed) 2016
For the past two decades, IWRM has been actively promoted by water experts as well as multilateral and bilateral donors  who have considered it to be a crucial way to address global  water management problems. IWRM  has...
Understanding the water security in peri-urban Hyderabad 2015-2017
SaciWATERs / The South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies 2016
The southern Indian city of Hyderabad has seen unprecedented growth and is an emerging megacity. Some processes in its rapid urbanisation and development have had serious repercussions and are proving to be a threat to the city and it...
SaciWATERs / The South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies
SaciWATERs, the South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies, is a policy research institute based in Hyderabad, India. From its inception in 2001, it has focused on critical issues related to water resources management in south Asia. A key endeavour at SaciWATERs has been to enhance the dominant water resources management paradigm in the region with...
Arsenic free drinking water: a success story
Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network 2016
An honest effort was attempted against Arsenic in Madhusudan Kathi village in North 24 Pargana district of West Bengal. That effort is now reciting a success story today. It can be said that a revo...
Understanding Household Water Demand for Metro Cebu
F.M. Largo; A.B. Inocencio; C.C. David / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1998
Due to the rapid population growth in cities and the rising cost of developing new sources of water supply, Metro Cebu has experienced an increasing demand and supply gap. This has been exacerbated by the current drought and the pollu...
Realities of a watershed management approach in the Philippines: a framework for case analysis
A.P. Contreras 2004
The effectiveness and capacity by which society manages its watershed resources is mediated by different factors, namely: economic considerations—financial capital; technical and administrative capacity—intellectual capita...
Community-led watershed-based water resources management: the case of Balian, Pangil, Laguna
A.P. Contreras / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
In Balian, Philippines, the presence of indigenous institutions borne by a well entrenched and historically rooted and highly developed sociopolitical arrangement has enabled the local community to effectively link their governance an...
Realities of the watershed management approach: the Magat watershed experience
D.D. Elazegui; E.A. Combalicer, / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
This paper aims to showcase the experience of the Magat (Philippines) watershed in the implementation of the watershed management approach. Magat watershed was declared as a forest-reservation area through Proclamation No. 573 on June...
Realities of the watershed management approach: The Manupali watershed experience
A.C. Rola; V.J. Suminguit; A.T. Sumbalan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
Local research in the Manupali watershed, with about 60% of its land area belonging to the upland municipality of Lantapan, Bukidnon, found that water quantity and quality declined due to soil erosion and domestic waste contamination....
Watering down the water problem: an institutional perspective
D.D. Elazegui / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2001
This policy note outlines the current set-up, policies and issues on water management in the Philippines and extracts the key concerns affecting institutional matters that need to be addressed to help craft an efficient and effective ...
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Understanding the water security in peri-urban Hyderabad 2015-2017
SaciWATERs / The South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies 2016
The southern Indian city of Hyderabad has seen unprecedented growth and is an emerging megacity. Some processes in its rapid urbanisation and development have had serious repercussions and are proving to be a threat to the city and it...
Arsenic free drinking water: a success story
Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network 2016
An honest effort was attempted against Arsenic in Madhusudan Kathi village in North 24 Pargana district of West Bengal. That effort is now reciting a success story today. It can be said that a revo...
Understanding Household Water Demand for Metro Cebu
F.M. Largo; A.B. Inocencio; C.C. David / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1998
Due to the rapid population growth in cities and the rising cost of developing new sources of water supply, Metro Cebu has experienced an increasing demand and supply gap. This has been exacerbated by the current drought and the pollu...
Realities of a watershed management approach in the Philippines: a framework for case analysis
A.P. Contreras 2004
The effectiveness and capacity by which society manages its watershed resources is mediated by different factors, namely: economic considerations—financial capital; technical and administrative capacity—intellectual capita...
Community-led watershed-based water resources management: the case of Balian, Pangil, Laguna
A.P. Contreras / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
In Balian, Philippines, the presence of indigenous institutions borne by a well entrenched and historically rooted and highly developed sociopolitical arrangement has enabled the local community to effectively link their governance an...
Realities of the watershed management approach: the Magat watershed experience
D.D. Elazegui; E.A. Combalicer, / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
This paper aims to showcase the experience of the Magat (Philippines) watershed in the implementation of the watershed management approach. Magat watershed was declared as a forest-reservation area through Proclamation No. 573 on June...
Realities of the watershed management approach: The Manupali watershed experience
A.C. Rola; V.J. Suminguit; A.T. Sumbalan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
Local research in the Manupali watershed, with about 60% of its land area belonging to the upland municipality of Lantapan, Bukidnon, found that water quantity and quality declined due to soil erosion and domestic waste contamination....
Watering down the water problem: an institutional perspective
D.D. Elazegui / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2001
This policy note outlines the current set-up, policies and issues on water management in the Philippines and extracts the key concerns affecting institutional matters that need to be addressed to help craft an efficient and effective ...
Why watershed-based water management makes sense
H.A. Francisco / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2002
Due to the alarming increase in the scarcity of water in various parts of the world, there is a growing recognition from the supply side that efforts to manage water resources should not only focus on the infrastructure that provides ...
A plan for the development and supply of agricultural water
Yun Dong Koun / Korea Development Institute 2013
The agricultural policies after Independence in South Korea can be roughly classified into three policies: policies for food increase till the 1970s, policies for structural improvement in the 1980s and 1990s, and policies for rice pr...
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India Water Portal
The India Water Portal is an open, inclusive, web-based platform for sharing water management knowledge amongst practitioners and the general public. It aims to draw on the rich experience of practitioners and citizens who have worked on water issues and themes, and use the internet to disseminate this information and knowledge, to a wider audience.
Water Alternatives (WaA)
Water Alternatives is an interdisciplinary free journal addressing the full range of issues that water raises in contemporary societies. Subject coverage includes issues relate to: water policy at global and national levels water governance and water reforms...
Centre for Water, Sanitation, Health, and Appropriate Technology Development (University of Malawi) (WASHTED)
The overall objective of WASHTED is to contribute towards the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals, and the World Summit on Sustainable Development targets on water and sanitation in Malawi. With this in mind, the Centre aims to build capacity in the field of Water Supply, Sanitation, and Environmental Management in Malawi.
Eldis Environment Resource Guide
Resource guide on Eldis website covering global environmental issues. Guide includes links to full-text online documents and directory of related web sites, events and job announcements. Email updates service available on free subscription.
Research-inspired Policy and Practice Learning in Ethiopia and the Nile Region (RiPPLE)
Research-inspired Policy and Practice Learning in Ethiopia and the Nile Region (RiPPLE) is a five-year Research Programme Consortium (RPC) led by the Overseas Development Institute and its partners. It aims to meet the water supply and sanitation challenge by providing evidence-based learning to support implementation programmes. RiPPLE operates within three regions of Ethiopia: Benishangul-Gumuz,...
Integrated Water Resource Management
The Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) website provides resources, documents and guidelines relating to the IWRM programme, which was initiated in 2000 by the South African Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (DWAF), with the assistance of the Royal Danish Government (DANIDA),. The programme aims to pilot Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) approaches in three water managem...
UN-Water
UN-Water was endorsed as the new official United Nations mechanism to follow-up the water-related decisions reached at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development and the Millennium Development Goals. UN-Water is made up of the UN agencies, programmes and funds, including major non-UN partners that have a significant role in tackling global water concerns. It supports Member State...
International Water Centre (IWC)
The International WaterCentre (IWC) is a joint venture business centre that was established to provide quality skills, services and products in addressing and managing the world's water resources, waterways and catchments.
Water Demand Initiative in the Middle East and North Africa (WaDImena)
The Water Demand Initiative for the Middle East and North Africa (WaDImena) is a regional research initiative part of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) which aims to promote the management of water demand in the region. WaDImena currently works in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, O...
African Centre for Water Research (ACWR)
The African Centre for Water Research (ACWR) is an independent research and capacity building organisation based in Cape Town, South Africa. The ACWR works in partnership with a range of regional and international organisations to promote the integrated management and sustainable development of the southern African region’s water resources.
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