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Water Operators’ Partnerships in Asia , Case Study 1: Metro-Cebu Water District, Philippines and City West Water, Australia

Water Operators’ Partnerships in Asia , Case Study 1: Metro-Cebu Water District, Philippines and City West Water, Australia

Water Operators' Partnerships (WOPs) are peer support relationships between two or more water or sanitation operators, carried out on a not-for-profit basis in the objective of capacity development. More info →
Annual Report 2009: Water and Sanitation Trust Fund

Annual Report 2009: Water and Sanitation Trust Fund

In response to an increasing emphasis of UN-HABITAT on documenting results rather than activities, an impact study on the activities supported by the Trust Fund was commissioned in the reporting year. More info →
Review of Existing Concepts of Water Governance and an Analysis of Pro-Poor Approaches in UN-HABITAT Interventions – Part 1

Review of Existing Concepts of Water Governance and an Analysis of Pro-Poor Approaches in UN-HABITAT Interventions – Part 1

The purpose of this extensive review (Part I) is to provide the basis for defining a pro-poor water and sanitation governance framework and the tools required to improve UN-HABITAT efforts in favour of adequate water supply and sanitation services for the urban poor. More info →
Proceedings of the Regional Stakeholders’ Consultations for The Mekong Region Water and Sanitation Initiative (MEK-WATSAN)

Proceedings of the Regional Stakeholders’ Consultations for The Mekong Region Water and Sanitation Initiative (MEK-WATSAN)

The Mekong Region is now home to some 250 million people. Countries within the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) have witnessed rapid economic growth in recent years. More info →
Constructed Wetlands Manual

Constructed Wetlands Manual

A general guide to the design, construction, operation and maintenance of constructed wetlands for the treatment of domestic wastewater as well as introduction to the design of constructed wetland for sludge drying. More info →
Collection of Municipal Solid Waste in Developing Countries

Collection of Municipal Solid Waste in Developing Countries

This book is written for developing countries. Since it seeks to encourage the designing of waste collection systems based on local information, the approach is valid in any country. More info →
The Mekong Region Water and Sanitation Initiative (MEK-WATSAN) – Assessment Report for the Roll Out Phase 1

The Mekong Region Water and Sanitation Initiative (MEK-WATSAN) – Assessment Report for the Roll Out Phase 1

The Mekong Region Water and Sanitation (MEK-WATSAN) Initiative was formulated in response to the GMS initiative as a collaborative effort between UN-HABITAT, the Governments of the Greater Mekong Sub-region and ADB. More info →
Local Actions for Sustainable Development , Water and Sanitation in Asia-Pacific Region

Local Actions for Sustainable Development , Water and Sanitation in Asia-Pacific Region

This publication is aimed at supporting the country Governments of the Asian region in achieving the MDG relating to Water and Sanitation by sharing solutions which can be easily replicated, scaled up and sustainable besides being cost effective and innovative. More info →
Solid Waste Management in the World’s Cities : Water and Sanitation in the World’s Cities 2010

Solid Waste Management in the World’s Cities : Water and Sanitation in the World’s Cities 2010

In a rapidly urbanizing global society, solid waste management will be a key challenge facing all the world's cities. More info →
Collection of Municipal Solid Waste, Key issues for Decision-makers in Developing Countries

Collection of Municipal Solid Waste, Key issues for Decision-makers in Developing Countries

The collection of municipal solid waste is a public service that has important impacts on public health and the appearance of towns and cities. More info →
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