Human Development Report 2006 : beyond scarcity : power, poverty and the global water crisis / United Nations Development Programme.
Contributor(s): United Nations Development Programme.Material type: TextPublisher: New York ; Basingstoke : Published for the United Nations Development Programme by Palgrave Macmillan, 2006Description: xvi, 422 p. : ill., maps, tables ; 28 cm.ISBN: 0230500587 (pbk.); 9780230500587.Other 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
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of contents 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.
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.