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Title:Defining and mainstreaming environmental sustainability in water resources management in Southern Africa
Editor:Hirji, RafikISNI
City of publisher:Harare
Publisher:Southern African Research & Documentation Centre
Geographic term:Southern Africa
Subjects:water management
water resources
environmental management
Abstract:This technical report is SADC's contribution to the debate on and search for environmentally sustainable solutions to water resources management problems in southern Africa. It has been prepared through joint efforts of the SADC Environment and Land Management Sector, SADC Water Sector and their development partners - World Bank, The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency Sida, IUCN - The World Conservation Union and SARDC (Southern African Research and Documentation Centre). The objectives of the report are to inform and guide policy and decisionmakers about the complex biophysical, social and economic dimensions of environmental sustainability in the water sector, and to enhance the integration of ecological dimensions in water resources planning and management decisionmaking. Contributors: Shirley Bethune, Cate Brown, Tabeth Matiza Chiuta, Rafik Hirji, Phyllis Johnson, Jackie King, Heather Mackay, Paul Maro, Hilary Masundire, Dominic Mazvimavi, Jobo Molapo, Ngoni Moyo, Sibekile Mtetwa, Mark Mujwahuzi, Kevin Roberts, Lenka Thamae, Jane Turpie, and Hugo Van Zyl. [ASC Leiden abstract]