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INCREASING THE IMPACT OF EU DEVELOPMENT POLICY: An Agenda for Change

Submitted by Water Team on 12 July, 2012 - 16:34

The Commission proposes an Agenda for Change that would lead to:
• an increased share of EU country and regional cooperation programmes dedicated to the policy priorities given in sections 2 and 3 below;
• the concentration of EU activities in each country on a maximum of three sectors;
• an increased volume and share of EU aid to the countries most in need and where the EU can have a real impact, including fragile states;

Arab world: facing severe water shortages by 2015

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 12 January, 2011 - 12:25

he Arab world is facing severe water shortages as early as 2015, as the annual per capita share will be less than 500 cubic meters. This is below one-tenth of the world’s average, currently estimated at over 6,000 cubic meters of water per capita per year, according to a report [1] released by the Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED).

Vision 2030: The resilience of water supply and sanitation in the face of climate change

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 25 November, 2009 - 16:57

The global climate is changing - drinking-water and sanitation services have to prepare for the impact.

 

The vision 2030 study of DFID and WHO set out to increase our understanding of how anticipated climate change may affect drinking-water and sanitation services and what can be done to optimize resilience of technologies, infrastructure and services. Five broad policy-relevant conclusions are reached. This booklet summarizes the study - a CD ROM with the full reports will become available by the end of 2009.

Water: An increasingly precious resource, Sanitation: A matter of dignity

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 25 November, 2009 - 16:47

Water : An increasingly precious resource 

Sanitation : A matter of dignity

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Foreword                                                     

List of acronyms                                           

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