Other Publications on Water Resources

Gaza Central Desalination Program: Associated Works Phase 1

Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) Report July 25, 2019


Indonesia: Country Water Assessment, by the Asian Development Bank

This publication is based on an Asian Development Bank Technical Assistance (TA) implemented by the National Development Planning Agency in Indonesia. The report aims to disseminate the TA outputs of the water sector assessment and recommendation for Indonesia to water resources practitioners in Indonesia and the region.

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Water in the Arab World - Management Perspectives and Innovations, by the World Bank

“Water in the Arab World”, a publication of the World Bank, offers a comprehensive set of ideas, analysis, and reflections on managing the Middle East’s water resources more efficiently and sustainably. Because water is scarce and has competing uses, the region needs a management strategy that goes beyond finding engineering solutions to include revisiting the water rights regime, regulatory framework and public-private partnerships.

The publication presents countries’ experiences around five elements of water management: supply, distribution, governance, responsibilities and engineering.

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Arab Water Council Activity Report 2016/ 2017

Building on the Arab Strategy for Agricultural Development and Food Security (2005-2025) and the Arab Water Security Strategy – Action Plan (AWSS) (2010-2030), and in line with the Arab Water Council (AWC) Work Plan 2016-2018, the Council has identified a number of areas where the expertise and experience of its members can be joined to make a more distinct contribution to overcome the existing threats and challenges in water resources development and management in the Arab region. The Council has been particularly active in contributing to strengthen the means for implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals towards achieving water security in the Arab region.

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Freshwater Resources in the MENA Region: Risks and Opportunities, by the Middle East Institute

A reliable supply of freshwater is a prerequisite for sustainable socioeconomic development, as well as for sociopolitical stability and human prosperity, especially in semi-arid and arid regions of the world. The Middle East and North Africa’s (MENA) freshwater resources are under immense pressures and are facing significant risks to their sustainability due to overexploitation, climate change, and interstate competition over their use that extends beyond the region’s boundaries.

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Water Governance in the Arab Region, Managing Scarcity and Securing the Future, by the UNDP

UNDP Regional Bureau of the Arab States, with support from the Swedish International Development Co-operation Agency (SIDA), has drawn together experts from a number of Arab countries to produce “Water Governance in the Arab Region: managing scarcity and securing the future”.

The report provides the Arab countries and the international community, donors, and other stakeholders with an extensive understanding of the water situation in the region. In laying out the building blocks of good water governance needed to manage increasing water scarcity, it seeks to strengthen dialogue, raise awareness, and advance progress towards water-related development goals across the region.

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