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The Asian Water Development Outlook 2013

The Asian Water Development Outlook 2013
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The Asian Water Development Outlook 2013 Asian Development Bank

The Asian Water Development Outlook 2013 was developed in collaboration between a small number of Asia Pacific Water Forum Regional Knowledge Hubs, including the Knowledge Hub for Healthy Rivers and Aquatic Ecosystems, hosted by the International WaterCentre.

Project Category: Consultancy

Project Date: Oct 24, 2013

“While the Asia-Pacific region has become an economic powerhouse, it is alarming that no developing country in the region can be considered ‘water-secure’,” said Bindu Lohani, ADB’s Vice President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development.

Dr Eva Abal, of IWC and The University of Queensland, was the lead author of two of the five key dimension areas - Key Dimension 3, Urban Water Security, and Key Dimension 4, Environmental Water Security.

Asian Water Development Outlook 2013 provides the first quantitative and comprehensive analysis of water security on a country by country basis in the region. It examines all dimensions of water security from the household level to water-related disasters, and uses indicators and a scaling system to rank the progress of each of the 49 countries under assessment.

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