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- DocumentArendal Maps & Graphics Library, UNEP/GRID, 2010This report examines wastewater challenges, aiming at achieving a better water management, particularly in developing countries (DCs). The report reviews how the production and treatment cycle can be better understood and managed so major environmental, societal, and economic dividends can be achieved.DocumentBergen Open Research Archive, 2009The overall aim of this report is to study why, how and to what extent water constitutes parts of people’s identity and core value systems in the Nile Basin societies and religions, in contextual and comparative contexts.DocumentArendal Maps & Graphics Library, UNEP/GRID, 2009While the reduction of emissions are currently at the center of climate change discussions, the critical role of the oceans and ocean ecosystems has been vastly overlooked.Document
Integrated Water Resources Management: STRIVER efforts to assess the current status and future possibilities in four river basinsDirectorate-General for Research - European Commission, 2009This paper summarises the main findings from the STRIVER project - an integrated inter-disciplinary assessment in four twinning river basins in Norway, Spain, Portugal, India, Viet Nam and Cambodia. The project focused on core elements and a variety of important issues relating to Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).DocumentNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2009This report reviews the actions taken by the office of Norwegian Church Aid in Eritrea (NCA-E), its organisation and activities during the period 2005-2008. The background for this report is the Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) that the Norwegian Embassy and NCA-E signed in 2005, and the problems NCA-E has encountered in implementing the programme.Document
Observations on the intersections of human rights and local practice: a livelihood perspective on waterLaw, Social Justice and Global Development Journal, 2008This report explores how local water management practices incorporate water within a broader right to livelihood framework. Field research findings conducted in Zimbabwe support the existence of a right to water forming part of a broader right to livelihood.Document
Fiction, facts and future: Norad’s assistance to water supply and sanitation development in Tanzania and Kenya during the 70s, 80s and 90sNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2008The main purpose of this report is to provide an update on the status of the Norwegian investments made on the water supply and sanitation sector in Tanzania and Kenya during the 1970s, 80s and 90s. The report aims at drawing lessons from these programmes for the benefit of future programmes in water and sanitation world wide.Document
In dead water: merging of climate change with pollution, over-harvest, and infestations in the world’s fishing groundsUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2008The world’s oceans are already under stress as a result of overfishing, pollution and other environmentally-damaging activities in the coastal zones and now on the high seas. Climate change is presenting a further and wide-ranging challenge with new and emerging threats to the sustainability and productivity of a key economic and environmental resource.DocumentNorwegian Church Aid, 2008This sourcebook presents advice, perspectives and case studies about advocacy for safe freshwater and sanitation.DocumentSTEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2007This STEPS paper reviews past and current debates in the water and sanitation domain and takes initial steps towards developing a framework that might better address the sustainability challenges posed by liquid dynamics.