Integrated water resources management

  • User's Guide on Assessing Water GovernanceSep 16, 2013User's Guide on Assessing Water Governance

  • Jul 1, 2007Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources in the Pungwe Drainage BasinThis report presents the use a combination of climate and hydrological models to assess the possible consequences of future global warming on the water resources in the Pungwe catchment up until 2050. By generating on information on future trends in water resource availability in the basin the project seeks to identify possible adaptation needs over the coming years.

  • Nov 13, 2006Community Water Initiative: BrochureSince 2004, the Community Water Initiative (CWI) has supported decentralized, innovative, low-cost, and community-based water resource management and water supply and sanitation projects in rural areas. CWI is part of the Global Environment Facility's Small Grants Programme.

  • Nov 27, 2006Resource Guide: Mainstreaming Gender in Water ManagementThe Guide is a reference document designed to facilitate access to available literature and resources regarding gender and IWRM; improve the sustainability and effectiveness of water-related activities through incorporation of gender equality and diversity; and improve understanding and awareness of gender concepts through an easy reference to existing materials, cases, and tools. Download this Document * Complete Report English

  • Mar 15, 2005FACTSHEET: Water Governance: The Gender DimensionThe factsheet highlights community action and social mobilization around the provision of basic social services such as water can be an effective 'entry point' for promoting women's empowerment. Having a leadership role in community management of water supplies can increase women's social capital as well as their bargaining power within the household.

  • Water Adaptation in National Adaptation Programmes for ActionMar 9, 2009Water Adaptation in National Adaptation Programmes for Action

  • Jun 1, 2010Fast Facts: Adaptive Water GovernanceUNDP promotes equitable access to water resources and water and sanitation services as a fundamental requisite for human development. In a rapidly changing world, UNDP's Water Governance Programme catalyzes efforts towards the achievements of the MDGs. The document provides a brief overview of UNDP's Water Governance Programme.

  • Jun 23, 2004Water Governance for Poverty ReductionThis booklet aims to highlight the key water-related challenges developing countries face, give examples of approaches that have worked based on the experience of UNDP and its partners, and make recommendations concerning policy. It is organized in chapters that correspond to the areas targeted by the Millennium Development Goals.

  • Apr 5, 2011International Waters: Review of Legal and Institutional FrameworksThe report discusses the legal and institutional frameworks that apply to 28 international water bodies that were identified as part of the United Nations Development Programme-Global Environment Facility (UNDP-GEF) "Good Practices and Portfolio Learning in GEF Transboundary Freshwater and Marine Legal and Institutional Frameworks" project.

  • Linking Poverty Reduction and Water ManagementMar 17, 2006Linking Poverty Reduction and Water Management