United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

For some, the global water crisis is about absolute shortages of physical supply. The Report rejects this view. It argues that the roots of the crisis in water can be traced to poverty, inequality and unequal power relationships, as well as flawed water management policies that exacerbate scarcity…. Faced with the threat of climate change and mounting pressure on the world’s freshwater resources, the 21st century water governance challenge may prove to be among the most daunting faced in human history.

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  1. shinichi Post author

    2006 Human Development Report:

    Beyond Scarcity: Power, Poverty and the Global Water Crisis

    by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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