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    Running into dead ends: challenges in researching the Three Gorges Dam

    Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2005
    This paper considers the development and resettlement issues surrounding the Three Gorges Dam in China.
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    Cultural preferences for latrines and flush toilets with wetland treatment in North West Frontier Province, Pakistan

    Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2005
    Based on a case study of Machaki Banda, a village in rural North West Frontier Province (NWFP) in Pakistan, this paper aims at gaining an understanding of peoples’ attitudes to sanitation, and their prevailing sanitary practices, and to explore peoples’ preferences for existing sanitation options.
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    An urban ecological sanitation pilot study in humid tropical climate

    EcoSan Norway, 2005
    This paper address sanitation issues in Kuching, the capital of Sarawak Malaysia, examining the implications of converting to an ecological sanitation (ecosan) system.
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    Fresh water to eradicate poverty: Norwegian Church Aid understanding the issues

    Norwegian Church Aid, 2005
    Freshwater supply is not a priority of the rich countries in their development agendas for the poor countries. Yet this paper suggests that it is the most important indicator of destitution. This paper argues that it is necessary for affluent OECD nations to allocate at least 1% of GDP to assuring access to freshwater supply in poor nations.
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    Understanding the issues: what's the matter with trade?

    Norwegian Church Aid, 2005
    This is a set of papers that address the questions: do equal rules really allow poor producers to receive a fair share of the trade wealth and does the current free trade system represent equal rules at all?
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    Intersections of human rights and customs: a livelihood perspective on water laws

    Natural Resources Institute, UK, 2005
    Does a human rights approach to water actually support to the multiple ways in which men and women actually share and manage water in rural contexts?
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    Water markets and demand in Central American cities

    Department of Economics, University of Oslo, Norway, 2004
    This paper analyses data from sample surveys of water use and prices for households in 17 cities in Central America and Venezuela. The main aim of the paper is to estimate water demand functions for two different household groups in these cities, namely those with tap water and meters, and those without tap water access ('coping households').
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    Water for the poorest

    Eldis Document Store, 2003
    This paper reports on a United Nations conference held in Norway, November 2003, in support of the 12th session of the Commission for Sustainable Development.
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    Immediate results as an entry point for community participation

    Yme, 2003
    This paper reports on immediate results as an entry point for community participation, based on water supply, sanitation and hygiene behaviour field experience in Africa.Highlights of the paper include:the understanding of needs and potential solutions is the driving force to improve water and sanitation installationsmore difficult issues such as sanitation and personal hygiene are
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    Evaluation of CESAR’s activities in the Middle East funded by Norway

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway, 2004
    This report presents the outcome of an evaluation of activities in the Middle East by the Centre for Environmental Studies and Resource Management (CESAR).

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