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Engineering: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities for Development

Engineering: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities for Development
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). October 2010
  • This report is an attempt to contribute to greater international understanding of the issues, challenges and opportunities facing engineering, with a particular focus on contributions of this discipline to sustainable development. Chapter 6.2.1. focuses on water supply and sanitation and describes emerging challenges, such as climate change, population growth and urbanization, deterioration of infrastructure systems, engineering is confronted with; the water supply and sanitation issue is also covered in several other chapters.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Infrastructure, Sanitation, Sustainable development, Water supply
  • Main target audience: Engineering, Hydrologists, Researchers, Youth
  • Main purpose: Advocacy
  • Type of resource: Technical report
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Published in 2015