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(The) impact of global change on water resources: The Response of UNESCO's International Hydrological Programme

(The) impact of global change on water resources: The Response of UNESCO's International Hydrological Programme
  • UNESCO-International Hydrological Programme (IHP). March 2011
  • This document provides a brief overview of the likely effects of global change (population growth, climate change, urbanization, expansion of infrastructure, migration, land conversion and pollution) on water resources and the UNESCO's International Hydrological Programme's response to these challenges.
  • Main themes: Biodiversity, Climate change, Conflicts, Drought, Drylands, Floods, Glaciers, Groundwater, Infrastructure, Land degradation, State of water resources, Urban areas, Water availability, Water quality
  • Main target audience: Development agencies, Governments, International organizations, Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Policy makers, Researchers, Stakeholders
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Promotional
  • Type of resource: Impact study, Performance report, Programme presentation
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Published in 2015