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Human Development Report 2006 : beyond scarcity : power, poverty and the global water crisis / United Nations Development Programme.

Contributor(s): United Nations Development ProgrammeMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: New York ; Basingstoke : Published for the United Nations Development Programme by Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. Description: xvi, 422 p. : ill., maps, tables ; 28 cmISBN: 0230500587 (pbk.); 9780230500587Other title: Beyond scarcity : power, poverty and the global water crisis [Portion of title]Subject(s): Water resources development | Water-supply | Sustainable developmentDDC classification: 362.505 Online resources: WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
TOC 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.
Summary: 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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Includes bibliographical references and index.

TOC 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.

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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