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Partnering for Solutions: ICTs in Smart Water Management
  • Partnering for Solutions: ICTs in Smart Water Management
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). March 2014
  • This report intends to emphasize how Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can overcome some of the challenges faced in the water sector when there is proper stakeholder involvement. The report showcases the significant roles stakeholders can play in the area of ICTs and Smart Water Management (SWM) and provides some initiatives and their accomplishments. It contains case studies selected to highlight how ICTs can be incorporated to address issues related to the current global water crisis, such as water security, water accessibility, climate chan...[Read full description]
  • Main themes: Capacity building, Climate change, Communication, Development communication, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), Infrastructure, Participation, Technology, Water availability, Water management, Water scarcity, Water security

Constructive Dialogue. Communication for Development in Water, Sanitation, and Infrastructure Projects
  • Constructive Dialogue. Communication for Development in Water, Sanitation, and Infrastructure Projects
  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). 2011
  • This report organizes the contents, lessons learned, and conclusions of the workshop "Constructive Dialogue: Communication for Development in Water, Sanitation, and Infrastructure Projects in Latin America", which took place at the World Bank office in Peru in November 23-25, 2009. Following a brief theoretical overview of the concept of Communication for Development and the processes and approaches that it can entail (Chapter 1), the document reviews the importance of Communication for Development in project design and implementation of projects, in particul...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Main themes: Behaviour change, Development communication, Infrastructure, Participation, Sanitation, Water management

Water Voices Documentaries: Testing Audience Impact in Poor Communities
  • Water Voices Documentaries: Testing Audience Impact in Poor Communities
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB). October 2004
  • This study presents the impact of the Water Voices documentary 'Hidden Paradise' on audiences from poor communities in the Philippines.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Asia
  • Main themes: Communication, Development communication, Gender, Perceptions, Poverty, Practices and habits , Youth

Bringing Water to the Poor: Selected ADB Case Studies
  • Bringing Water to the Poor: Selected ADB Case Studies
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB). January 2004
  • This publication presents 12 cases that give an overview of the types of poverty reduction projects the Asian Development Bank is either currently engaged in or has recently undertaken in the water sector in its Developing Member Countries, from water supply and sanitation to irrigation and drought relief.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Asia
  • Main themes: Community participation, Development communication, Drought, Gender, Irrigation, Poverty, Poverty reduction, Private sector participation (PSP), Sanitation, Small-scale providers, Water supply

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Published in 2015