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Home > Fresh Water - Updated: 22-08-2002 7:57 am
‘Water resources and ecosystems’ is the principal priority in UNESCO’s Natural Sciences Sector in 2002-2003, reflecting the widely held view that freshwater resources and their integrated management is one of the most critical environment and development issues of the coming decades.  

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Urban Development and Freshwater Resources in Small Historic Coastal Cities
Joint project of MOST, IHP and CSI. >> More

World Water Assessment@
UN-wide assessment of freshwater resources is underway, which will culminate in the publication of the first World Water Development Report in early 2003. >> More


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