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/ Briefing notes, Technical briefs / English

Strategies and Policies for Water Security

As an academic knowledge product, “Strategies and Policies for Water Security” is prevailing as it reflects comprehensive and objective data and information of water, food, energy, environment and ecology.
/ Perspectives papers / English

Coordinating Land and Water Governance

New geopolitics of land and water call for a more strategic, governance-level response in which land and water are reconnected, and the political dimension of how they are allocated and used are fully recognised. This is a Perspectives Paper, meant to incite a discussion on important issues related to water and development.
/ Case studies / English

Ukraine: Sustainable Rural Development; Demonstrating solutions for water supply, sanitation and agriculture (#361)

In Ukraine, reforms in the sector of water supply and sanitation have focused on centralising water supply and sanitation. Efforts have been made to decentralise water management, delegate to local authorities as well as increase supply in rural areas. This has been done through awareness campaigns, capacity building and innovative techniques of wastewater reuse. The key lesson learnt from this case is that IWRM principles need to be considered when planning for water infrastructure. 

/ Case studies / English

India: Social Contract Formulas in Rural Areas; The India Naandi Foundation Water Treatment Plants (#407)

Providing safe drinking water to poor families is a critical development issue of India. To address the common outbreaks of water borne diseases, the Naandi foundation together with Water Health India initiated the pilot rural Community Safe Water Scheme that combines cost-effective water purification technology with community-driven and performance-based approach. This case illustrates that with awareness raising campaigns, rural households are willing to pay for clean drinking water. 

/ Policy briefs / English

Gender Mainstreaming: An Essential Component of Sustainable Water Management

This brief shows the evidence that involvement of women in water resources development and management can help make projects more sustainable. Integrated Water Resources Management and water efficiency strategies are an opportunity to enhance equal participation, representation, and the rights of women in the water sector. Policy briefs provide policy makers with information on water resources management. They are written by the GWP Technical Committee, a group of internationally recognised professionals in integrated water resources management.