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Discussion Paper
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were designed to be “integrated and indivisible, balanc[ing] the three dimensions of sustainable development." The growing need for integration has given rise to a number of tools and research that can help capture synergies and avoid trade-offs across goals and targets. These include tools that employ...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Modeling insecurity under future climate change and socio-economic development is indispensable for adaptive planning and sustainable management of water resources. This case study strives to assess the water quality and quantity status for both the present and the near future in the Ciliwung River basin inside the Jakarta Province under different...
Presentation
The 12th Policy Consultation Forum of Seoul Initiative Network on Green Growth
The presentation discussed importance of nexus approach for sustainable use of environmental resources. Taking the case of India, it presented how current sectoral approach approaches creates trade-off. It also suggested solutions to minimize trade-off and capture multiple benefits across the water energy and food nexus.
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
Author:
Mrittika
Basu
Satoshi
Hoshino
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Rural household water consumption has not been well-researched compared to urban water consumption, particularly in developing countries. Using cross-sectional household-level data from 330 villages in a drought-prone rural district of India, determinants influencing domestic water consumption are studied. Per capita water consumption is found to...
Policy Report
Author:
UNESCAP
Since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2016, scientist have been studying its “indivisible whole” nature, with the objectives to propose viable methods and tools for integrated planning of the implementation of the 17 SDGs. Furthermore, their 169 targets were developed through an inclusive and comprehensive process...
Policy Brief
ACIAR Policy Brief
Author:
ACIAR
Groundwater can provide irrigation for rural communities where surface water is absent or unreliable. Technical, institutional and capacity limits have prevented rural communities from using groundwater for irrigation, and researchers have not demonstrated how to extract and use groundwater effectively for agriculture. A recent Australian-funded...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environment and Natural Resources Research
This paper analyses roles of integrated approach to establish a regional mechanism for sustainable hydropower development in the Mekong River Basin. Based on a critical review of the current trend of hydropower development, it argued that existing approach of uncoordinated Mekong mainstream hydropower development cannot ensure sustainable...
Commissioned Report
WEPA Action Programme in Vietnam
With a total population of more than 90 million, Vietnam is sustained by an economy that has grown at remarkable average 7.5 percent annually for 1992 - 2007 and 5.8 percent annually in 2008 - 2014. The agriculture sector accounts for 25 percent of GDP (2014), where livestock sub-sector's contribution to agriculture sector output is expected to...
Issue Brief
Author:
William
Alley
Sean
Furey
Ralf
Klingbeil
Seifu
Kabede
Ricardo
Hirata
KEY MESSAGES • groundwater is a key resource for the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Agenda for 2030 — but is still weakly conceptualised in the SDG Indicators • there is a strong case for defining new ‘groundwater resource status indicators’ for SDG Targets 6.3, 6.4 and 6.6, because groundwater resources are integral to these but not...