Human Development Report 2006 : beyond scarcity : power, poverty and the global water crisis / Beyond scarcity : power, poverty and the global water crisis. United Nations Development Programme. - New York ; Basingstoke : Published for the United Nations Development Programme by Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. - xvi, 422 p. : ill., maps, tables ; 28 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Overview : Beyond scarcity : power, poverty and the global water crisis --
Ending the crisis in water and sanitation --
Water for human consumption --
The vast deficit in sanitation --
Water scarcity, risk and vulnerability --
Water competition in agriculture --
Managing transboundary waters --
Human development indicators. Table of contents

Summary:
Water is central to the realization of human potential. Clean water and sanitation have profound bearing on health and human dignity. With competition for water intensifying, there is a danger that poor and vulnerable communities will become increasingly marginalized. This report focuses on water and human development.



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Water resources development.
Water-supply.
Sustainable development.

362.505 / HUM 2006

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