logging in or signing up 6 Water issues in the Asia Pacific region Donato Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINTLite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Copy Does not support media & animations WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 256 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: February 20, 2008 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Slide1: Water Issues in the Asia-Pacific Region Katoomba V Meeting Tokyo, 5 November 2002 Wouter Lincklaen Arriëns Lead Water Resources Specialist Asian Development BankSlide2: Stark Realities 1 in 3 Asians does not have access to safe drinking water 1 in 2 Asians does not have adequate sanitation facilitiesSlide3: A Water Crisis? Competition for scarce water Increasing water pollution More floods and droughts Degraded watersheds Depleted groundwater Disappearing ecosystemsSlide4: Will our rivers... keep flowing into the sea?Slide5: Presentation OutlineSlide6: Policy and institutional framework Water as a resource Water as a service ADB’s Water Policy ‘Water for All’ Valuation of ecosystem services, watershed markets, and private sector participation DiscussionSlide7: Policy and Institutional FrameworkSlide8: Stakeholder participation Water sector coordination Effective national water policy Updated water legislation National water action agenda Capable institutions Slide9: Water as a Resource Slide10: Decentralization to river basin Planning and management Water rights Water quality control Conserve watersheds and ecosystems Vulnerability to disastersSlide11: Water as a ServiceSlide12: Autonomous and accountable service providers Community and private sector participation Regulatory framework and cost recovery Public awareness Slide13: To invest in better water management... focus on people and governance first!Slide14: ADB’s Policy ‘Water for All’Slide15: Socially vital economic good that needs careful management to sustain equitable economic growth and reduce poverty Participatory approach needed to meet the challenges of water conservation and protection PrinciplesSlide16: Focus Improve water governance Manage water resources Deliver water services Investing toSlide17: Sector Approach Policy and institutional reform River basin management Improving water services Catalyzing investments Capacity building Regional cooperationSlide18: Ecosystems, Markets, Private SectorSlide19: Valuing Ecosystems Part of river basin approach to water resource management Lack of practical examples Muthurajawela wetlands in Sri Lanka Hai river basin study in PRCSlide20: Watershed Management Investing in watershed management: India, PRC, Sri Lanka, Laos, Viet Nam Nam Ngum watershed in Laos: link to poverty reduction Cost sharing needed: by users downstream or from hydropower revenuesSlide21: Watershed Markets Downstream water users pay for watershed protection and land management upstream IIED study reviewed 61 efforts in 22 countries Intermediaries mostly NGOs and government, little PSPSlide22: Watershed Market Study Watershed Markets – Linking Land Managers and Water Users to Raise Welfare Paper presented by Natasha Landell-Mills of IIED at the International Water Conference 14-16 October 2002 Hanoi, Viet NamSlide23: Private Sector Participation Concern: is water ‘privatized’? More $ and higher efficiencies Needs policy, regulation, cost recovery, and public awareness Roles: WRM versus WSD ‘Water for All’ needs better water governanceSlide24: www.adb.org/water You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.