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Poverty and Water Security: Understanding How Water Affects the Poor

Poverty and Water Security: Understanding How Water Affects the Poor
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB). January 2004
  • This paper aims to stimulate debate on and promote a better understanding of the importance of water security in the lives of the world's poor. The goal is to set out a basic conceptual framework to help explain the relationship between poverty and water security. The paper primarily targets the international water community: water resources experts and policy makers who are part of the ongoing debate on how to sustain and improve our management of water resources and the delivery of the different services these resources provide.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Livelihoods, Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Poverty, Poverty reduction, Water governance, Water security
  • Main target audience: International community
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Stimulate debate
  • Type of resource: Discussion paper
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Published in 2015