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Water Policy draft- 2012 in India favours privatisation of services The Union government has begun consultations on a new National Water Policy that calls for privatisation of water-delivery services and suggests that water be priced so as to “fully recover” the costs of operation and administration of water-resources projects. Recently […] View
  • Group logo of 1.1 Guarantee access to water for all and the Right to water

    In 1990 77% of the world population used an “improved source” of water as defined by the WHO-UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program. End 2008 this percentage had been increased to 87% and the number of people without […]

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  • Group logo of 1.2 Improve access to integrated sanitation services for all

    Sanitation is a neglected aspect of development in most countries where public spending is limited, and where conflicting and competing priorities crowd the political agenda. As a result, billions of people in low […]

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  • Group logo of 1.3 Contribute to hygiene and health through water and sanitation

    It is estimated that almost 10 % of the global burden of disease is associated with lack of access to adequate sanitation and safe drinking-water, of proper hygiene and of effective water management1. More […]

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  • Group logo of 1.4 Prevent and respond to water-related risks and crises

    The impacts of disasters and water related crises are increasing. The last decades have been marked by an increase of the numbers of people affected as well as the amount of economic damage, making Disaster Risk […]

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  • Group logo of 2.2 Contribute to food security by optimal use of water

    The World population is projected to increase from 6.5 billion at present to 9 billion by 2050. This growth is likely to take place in the urban areas of the Emerging and Least Developed countries. Developed […]

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  • Group logo of 2.3 Harmonize water and energy

    Key Priority 2.3 Harmonize Energy for Water fits into the 2nd Strategic Direction of the Forum “Contribute to Economic Development” of the 6th World Water Forum. There is an intrinsic link between the challenge we […]

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  • Group logo of 3.1 Improve the quality of water resources and ecosystems

    Better interaction of water resources and ecosystems management
     
    Services delivered by water dependent ecosystems or wetlands are of significant importance to millions of people. They are both dependent on […]

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  • Group logo of 3.3 Respond to climate and global changes in an urbanizing world

    During recent decades the world has seen an enormous spurt in the number of people living in cities and the emergence of large metropolitan areas, smaller cities and regional centres. In 1950 the world could count […]

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  • Group logo of Region Asia-Pacific

    Geographical Scope   • Northeast Asia: China, DPR Korea, Japan, Mongolia and Republic of Korea • South Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Maldives and Sri Lanka • Southeast Asia: Brunei, Cambodia, […]

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