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Coping with Water Scarcity.  

Coping with Water Scarcity.

The theme highlights the significance of cooperation and the importance of an integrated approach to water resource management at both international and local levels. Equity and rights, cultural and ethical issues are essential and must be addressed when dealing with limited water resources. Imbalances between availability and demand, the degradation of groundwater and surface water quality, intersectoral competition, interregional and international disputes, all of these questions revolve around coping with scarce water resources.

Published by: UN-Water Thematic Initiative -
Uploaded on: Nov 2007
File size: 475 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Environment
Category: Environment

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