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Sustainable Development Goals
State of ICT in Asia and the Pacific: Uncovering the widening broadband divide
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Africa and the Pacific

The digital technology has been fundamentally transforming not only the way we interact in society and the economy, but also the way the development paradigm is evolving. The Global Information Technology Report 2016, published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in July 2016, highlights that the digital revolution is changing the nature of innovation, which is increasingly based on the digital technology and associated new business models. Encouraging businesses to embrace the power of the digital technology, therefore, should be an imperative of governments. This requires, among others, the right governance frameworks to anticipate the impact of emerging technologies and react quickly to changing circumstances due to new economic and social dynamics. The WEF report concludes that the role of technology, broadband in particular, is critical to drive growth and enable collaborative innovation in many areas, from production to processes


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2016
Resource Efficiency
Water statistics in the state of Qatar 2013
Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics, Qatar

Water is life! Therefore, the protection of our national natural freshwater resources is part of our National Development Strategy. Qatar’s main source of water is desalination of seawater for drinking water supply and groundwater abstraction for agricultural purposes. The re-use of treated wastewater has already become an important alternative source of water for irrigation in agriculture and green spaces. Important successes of Qatari water policies are the supply of safe drinking water to all of its residents, reduction of water losses to a minimum, the treatment urban wastewater to a high degree and also to re-use great proportions of the treated wastewater. Statistics also show that in most economic sectors water use efficiency has increased.


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2013
Resource Efficiency
Water statistics in the state of Qatar 2013
Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics, Qatar

Water is life! Therefore, the protection of our national natural freshwater resources is part of our National Development Strategy. Qatar’s main source of water is desalination of seawater for drinking water supply and groundwater abstraction for agricultural purposes. The re-use of treated wastewater has already become an important alternative source of water for irrigation in agriculture and green spaces. Important successes of Qatari water policies are the supply of safe drinking water to all of its residents, reduction of water losses to a minimum, the treatment urban wastewater to a high degree and also to re-use great proportions of the treated wastewater. Statistics also show that in most economic sectors water use efficiency has increased.


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2013