Integrated water resources management

  • Community Water Initiative: BrochureNov 13, 2006Since 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.

  • FACTSHEET: Water Governance: The Gender DimensionMar 15, 2005The 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.

  • Fast Facts: Adaptive Water GovernanceJun 1, 2010UNDP 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.

  • Water Governance for Poverty ReductionJun 23, 2004This 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.

  • Water Rights and Wrongs: A summary of the Human Development ReportMar 22, 2007

  • Water for Life: Community Water SecurityWater for Life: Community Water SecurityApr 1, 2005

  • Fast Facts: Human Rights Based Approach and Water GovernanceFast Facts: Human Rights Based Approach and Water GovernanceDec 13, 2010

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

  • Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources in the Pungwe Drainage BasinJul 1, 2007This 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.

  • Resource Guide: Mainstreaming Gender in Water ManagementNov 27, 2006The 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