This book discusses needs related to capacity development for water resources management, including water supply and sanitation, in the context of the green economy. It showcases theoretical and practical approaches with proven success. Most contributions come from members and partners within the interagency mechanism, UN-Water. The 11 case studies in this book range from innovative design and delivery of capacity development programs related to water in the green economy, market mechanisms, and quality control procedures supporting capacity development success towards the practical implementation of programs to enhance individual and institutional capacity.
- The book contains chapters on the following topics: 1) The transition to the green economy in the Mediterranean region: Water demand management strategies and market efficiency; 2) Towards sustainable and equitable water and environmental services delivery: Capacity development for multiple stakeholders from 11 towns around Lake Victoria; 3) Capacity development for a changing world; 4) Transfer of environmentally sound technology methodology in Latin America industry: Honduras case study; 5) Capacity development for safe use of wastewater in agriculture; 6) The N-Park Megalitres Project: A pilot water-saving initiative using green technology and changing water use behavior; 7) Drinking water and sanitation services: Lessons from relevant experience; 8) The role of water technology in development: A case study in Gujarat, India; 9) Eco-Tanks for Asian cities: Lessons learned in sustainable transfers of green technologies for localized capacity-building; 10) Watershed management of Sereng River Basin: Part of the Brantas River Basin System, East Java, Indonesia; 11) Natural infrastructure solutions for water security