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  1. State of the Environment, Bangladesh

    The availability of fresh water will be the most pressing problem in Bangladesh over the coming decades. Industrial effluents, municipal wastewater, runoffs from agricultural farms with heavy agro chemical are principal factors affecting the surface and m ...

    aman - 08/07/2014 - 17:42

  2. Global Environmental Outlook 3

    Over the past 30 years (1972-2002) in Asia and the Pacific regions, population growth, rapid urbanization, tourism, increased industrial activities and inadequate sewage disposal facilities are exerting growing pressures on inland freshwater sources leadi ...

    aman - 08/15/2014 - 15:06

  3. Rainwater Harvesting and Utilization in Urban Areas

    Rainwater harvesting and utilisation programme has been initiated in order to change the way the city interacts with the natural water cycle, leading to a more stable water supply system. The area covered by this best practice is Sumida Ward, Tokyo Water ...

    aman - 08/08/2014 - 19:01

  4. Cleaning up of Singapore River and Kallang Basin

    To clean up the Singapore River and Kallang Basin such that clean water can flow in rivers and support aquatic life. Water Sustainable development planning Asia Singapore Fact Sheet http://apfed-db.iges.or.jp/dtlbpp.php?no=23 IGES 1986 ...

    iges_partner - 08/08/2014 - 19:03

  5. India's Policy for Protecting the Coastal Environment for Sustainable Use

    The Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, has created a statutory innovation in the form of a legal notification for the protection and planned development of coastal areas, including the reservation of areas in coastal zones set aside ...

    aman - 10/26/2005 - 15:26

  6. Afulilo Hydroelectric Power Project

    A principal objective of the long-term energy policy of the Government of Western Samoa has been to reduce the country's dependence on imported fuels through development of indigenous renewable energy sources. The Afulilo Hydroelectric Project was fo ...

    iges_partner - 08/09/2014 - 20:35

  7. Development of an International Fisheries Agreement for the Conservation and Management of the Tuna Resources in the Western and

    In June 1998, the South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) requested ADB assistance in the ongoing multilateral high-level conference (MHLC) negotiations for the establishment of an international agreement to conserve and manage the highly migratory fis ...

    iges_partner - 08/09/2014 - 20:40

  8. Rainwater harvesting in drought-stricken area in the "dry zone" of southern Sri Lanka

    ITDG’s drought mitigation initiative, based on low-cost "rainwater harvesting" technology, has helped 37 households in a village in southern Sri Lanka. Muthukandiya is a village in Moneragala district, one of the drought-stricken areas in the &q ...

    da_partner - 08/09/2014 - 22:32

  9. Water and Sanitation Extension Programme (WASEP)

    The Water and Sanitation Extension Programme (WASEP), undertaken in selected villages in northern Pakistan between 1997 and 2001, was designed to deliver an integrated package of activities to improve potable water supply at village and household levels. ...

    da_partner - 08/09/2014 - 22:36

  10. Remodeling of Outlets in Three Pilot Distributaries Under the Farmer Managed Irrigation Project

    The Farmer Managed Irrigation Project in Sindh under the National Drainage Program selected three distributaries on which Farmer Organizations were created.  The International Water Management Institute took responsibility of this pilot project, which add ...

    admin - 08/09/2014 - 22:59