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Long-Term Sustainability of Improved Sanitation in Rural Bangladesh
  • Long-Term Sustainability of Improved Sanitation in Rural Bangladesh
  • World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). October 2011
  • This technical report presents the key findings from a research aimed at identifying the degree to which sanitation behaviors and facilities has been sustained in Union Parishads that were declared open defecation-free (ODF) at least four and a half years ago; the level of sanitation programming that has been sustained in these Union Parishads; if there are perceived benefits of being ODF and have they contributed to sustained latrine use; the degree to which private sector sanitation service providers have been sustained, and whether household access to them...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Asia
  • Main themes: Behaviour change, Community management, Perceptions, Practices and habits , Rural areas, Sanitation

Information products for Nile Basin Water Resources Management. Farming Systems Report. Synthesis of the Country Reports at the level of the Nile Basin
  • Information products for Nile Basin Water Resources Management. Farming Systems Report. Synthesis of the Country Reports at the level of the Nile Basin
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). October 2011
  • This report is part of a set of information products which contains a series of reports, manuals and posters intended to strengthen the ability of the governments of the ten Nile countries to take informed decisions with regard to water resources policy and management in the Nile Basin. This report provides a synthesis of the Country Reports at the level of the Nile Basin. Additional products (manuals, posters, etc.) can be found at: http://www.fao.org/nr/water/faonile/products/index.html
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Irrigation, Livestock, River Basin Management, Water demand, Water governance, Water management

Information products for Nile Basin Water Resources Management. Projections Report. Agricultural Water Use Projections in the Nile Basin 2030: Comparison with the Food for Thought (F4T) Scenarios

Information products for Nile Basin Water Resources Management. Synthesis Report
  • Information products for Nile Basin Water Resources Management. Synthesis Report
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). October 2011
  • This report is part of a set of information products which contains a series of reports, manuals and posters intended to strengthen the ability of the governments of the ten Nile countries to take informed decisions with regard to water resources policy and management in the Nile Basin. This report summarizes the activities and outputs of the FAO project "Information Products for Nile Basin Water Resources Management". The purpose of this synthesis report is to pull together the current natural resource and agricultural water use information across the basin....[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), River Basin Management, Water governance

Information products for Nile Basin Water Resources Management. Food for Thought. Demand for agricultural produce in the Nile Basin for 2030: four scenarios
  • Information products for Nile Basin Water Resources Management. Food for Thought. Demand for agricultural produce in the Nile Basin for 2030: four scenarios
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). October 2011
  • This report is part of a set of information products which contains a series of reports, manuals and posters intended to strengthen the ability of the governments of the ten Nile countries to take informed decisions with regard to water resources policy and management in the Nile Basin. This publication presents the results of an interactive process - Food for Thought (F4T) - in which some 25 participants from all Nile countries engaged in a joint scenario building exercise. It examines the uncertain future of the demand for agricultural produce in the Nile B...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), River Basin Management, Water demand, Water governance

Global Drylands: A UN system-wide response
  • Global Drylands: A UN system-wide response
  • United Nations Environment Management Group (UNEMG). October 2011
  • This report focuses on the importance of the drylands issue on the global agenda and its relation to other issues, including climate change, food security and human settlements. The report illustrates the many ways in which the UN system is identifying opportunities to mainstream the drylands agenda into the policy-making process. It sets out a common vision and agenda for UN-wide action on dryland management and its role in addressing climate change and food security through a positive development and investment approach. The report is aimed at a number of a...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Climate change, Development cooperation, Drylands, Ecosystem services, Food security, Livelihoods

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