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Water and the Green Economy: Information Briefs. Water and Technology in the Transition to the Green Economy
  • Water and the Green Economy: Information Briefs. Water and Technology in the Transition to the Green Economy
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). September 2011
  • For the purposes of the International UN-Water Conference "Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20", 3-5 October 2011, Zaragoza, Spain, the UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC) has produced a series of information briefs on different issues and tools addressed by the conference. The tools information briefs introduce the main challenges, opportunities and key facts related to each of the tools identified. The briefs also outline a set of practices and approaches for transitioning to the green economy as highlighted...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Communication, Green economy, Human resources, Markets, Public-private partnerships (PPP), Sustainable development, Technology, Urbanization, Wastewater, Water conservation

Water and the Green Economy: Information Briefs. Water and Capacity Development in the Transition to the Green Economy
  • Water and the Green Economy: Information Briefs. Water and Capacity Development in the Transition to the Green Economy
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). September 2011
  • For the purposes of the International UN-Water Conference "Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20", 3-5 October 2011, Zaragoza, Spain, the UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC) has produced a series of information briefs on different issues and tools addressed by the conference. The tools information briefs introduce the main challenges, opportunities and key facts related to each of the tools identified. The briefs also outline a set of practices and approaches for transitioning to the green economy as highlighted...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Main themes: Capacity building, Community participation, Green economy, Human resources, Markets, Sustainable development

Water and the Green Economy: Information Briefs. Water Financing in the Transition to the Green Economy
  • Water and the Green Economy: Information Briefs. Water Financing in the Transition to the Green Economy
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). September 2011
  • For the purposes of the International UN-Water Conference "Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20", 3-5 October 2011, Zaragoza, Spain, the UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC) has produced a series of information briefs on different issues and tools addressed by the conference. The tools information briefs introduce the main challenges, opportunities and key facts related to each of the tools identified. The briefs also outline a set of practices and approaches for transitioning to the green economy as highlighted...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Asia, Global
  • Main themes: Cost recovery, Economic instruments, Financing, Green economy, International trade, Investments, Poverty reduction, Public-private partnerships (PPP), Sanitation, Sustainable development, Tariffs

Water and the Green Economy: Information Briefs. Watersheds and aquifers in the Green Economy
  • Water and the Green Economy: Information Briefs. Watersheds and aquifers in the Green Economy
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). September 2011
  • For the purposes of the International UN-Water Conference "Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20", 3-5 October 2011, Zaragoza, Spain, the UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC) has produced a series of information briefs on different issues and tools addressed by the conference. Transitioning to a green economy requires a shift from current practice. The UN-Water conference has identified four priority water-related issues where this change needs to take place: for cities, watersheds, agriculture and industries. Th...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa, Global, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Main themes: Biodiversity, Climate change, Ecosystem services, Green economy, Groundwater, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Poverty reduction, Sustainable development, Valuation, Wastewater, Water security, Watersheds

Water and the Green Economy: Information Briefs. Water and Industry in the Green Economy
  • Water and the Green Economy: Information Briefs. Water and Industry in the Green Economy
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). September 2011
  • For the purposes of the International UN-Water Conference "Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20", 3-5 October 2011, Zaragoza, Spain, the UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC) has produced a series of information briefs on different issues and tools addressed by the conference. Transitioning to a green economy requires a shift from current practice. The UN-Water conference has identified four priority water-related issues where this change needs to take place: for cities, watersheds, agriculture and industries. Th...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa, Europe, Global
  • Main themes: Capacity building, Environment, Financing, Green economy, Industry, Legal aspects, Pollution, Sustainable development, Technology, Wastewater, Water management

Water and the Green Economy: Information Briefs. Water and Cities in the Green Economy
  • Water and the Green Economy: Information Briefs. Water and Cities in the Green Economy
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). September 2011
  • For the purposes of the International UN-Water Conference "Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20", 3-5 October 2011, Zaragoza, Spain, the UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC) has produced a series of information briefs on different issues and tools addressed by the conference. Transitioning to a green economy requires a shift from current practice. The UN-Water conference has identified four priority water-related issues where this change needs to take place: for cities, watersheds, agriculture and industries. Th...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa, Global
  • Main themes: Awareness raising, Economic instruments, Ecosystem services, Green economy, Nonrevenue water, Pollution, Poverty, Sustainable development, Urban areas, Urbanization, Utility services, Wastewater, Water governance, Water management

Water and the Green Economy: Information Briefs. Water and Agriculture in the Green Economy
  • Water and the Green Economy: Information Briefs. Water and Agriculture in the Green Economy
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). September 2011
  • For the purposes of the International UN-Water Conference "Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20", 3-5 October 2011, Zaragoza, Spain, the UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC) has produced a series of information briefs on different issues and tools addressed by the conference. Transitioning to a green economy requires a shift from current practice. The UN-Water conference has identified four priority water-related issues where this change needs to take place: for cities, watersheds, agriculture and industries. Th...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Food security, Green economy, Markets, Practices and habits , Rural areas, Vulnerable groups, Water governance, Water management

Reader on Water and the Green Economy
  • Reader on Water and the Green Economy
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). September 2011
  • This reader is intended for all those interested in getting familiar with issues related to water and the green economy. The reader provides basic references for easy reading and some of the latest and most relevant United Nations publications on the issue. Links are provided when the publication is available online.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Arab countries, Europe, Global, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Biodiversity, Economic instruments, Ecosystem services, Financing, Green economy, Industry, Livelihoods, Sustainable development, Technology, Urban areas, Water policy

Output-based contracts in small-town water supply in Uganda: challenges and opportunities
  • Output-based contracts in small-town water supply in Uganda: challenges and opportunities
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). September 2011
  • This report reviews the role of the domestic private sector in the delivery of urban water in Uganda, focusing on Private Operators (POs) in small towns. The report is organized as follows: Section 2 provides an overview of the methodological framework. Section 3 examines the output-based aid (OBA) project in Kampala, which is managed by the national utility. Section 4 presents an overview of the development of the system of water services delivery in small towns, and provides a background to the introduction of OBA in small towns and Rural Growth Centres (RG...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa
  • Main themes: Financing, Public-private partnerships (PPP), Risk management, Small-scale providers, Urban areas, Water governance, Water operators, Water services, Water supply

(The) Power of Primary Schools to Change and Sustain Handwashing with Soap among Children: The Cases of Vietnam and Peru
  • (The) Power of Primary Schools to Change and Sustain Handwashing with Soap among Children: The Cases of Vietnam and Peru
  • World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). September 2011
  • The WSP Global Scaling up Handwashing Project focuses on applying innovative promotional approaches to generate widespread and sustained improvement in handwashing with soap practice. This document describes the approaches to changing children's handwashing with soap behavior, first in Vietnam, then Peru, followed by some lessons learned and conclusions.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Main themes: Children, Education, Hygiene, Practices and habits

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