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Water Management in Cyprus: Challenges and Opportunities - National Report
Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, Cyprus

In the Mediterranean region water resources are limited and drought incidents occur frequently. Water resources in most Mediterranean countries are fully utilized, while water demand is increasing, as a result of population growth, tourism development, and increased standard of living.


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2004
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Training module: introduction to capacity building for environment, trade and sustainable development
United Nations Environment Programme

This introductory training module is designed to support capacity building for trade, environment and sustainable development and is part of UNEP's larger initiative for capacity building on integrated policy design and implementation.


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2004
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Policy implementation and marine resource management: lessons from Senegal
United Nations Environment Programme

This project draws on the experience and lessons learned from a first UNEP Senegal Country Study on policy implementation and marine resource management.


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2004

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Global International Waters Assessment: Indian Ocean Islands, GIWA Regional Assessment 45b
University of Kalmar on behalf of United Nations Environment Programme

This report presents the assessment of the Indian Ocean Islands, one of two oceanic assessments conducted by the GIWA. The region covers the Island States of Comoros, Mauritius, Madagascar and Seychelles and the vast oceanic expanses between them. The most important transboundary concern is pollution, particularly solid wastes, which end up in the coastal and oceanic environments causing degradation of ecosystems and considerable economic impacts. Policy options to address the root causes of solid waste pollution are presented and their efficiency, equitability and practicality are discussed.


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2004
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Global Environment Outlook: user profile and impact study
United Nations Environment Programme

Global Environment Outlook.


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2004
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Global Environment Outlook Scenario Framework: Background Paper for UNEPs Third Global Environment Outlook Report (GEO-3)
United Nations Environment Programme

UNEP's Global Environment Outlook (GEO) series provides a comprehensive assessment of the state of the global environment, a review of policy responses and an outlook on the future. This report introduces the scenario approach, a means of illuminating challenges and appropriate responses toward the achievement of certain development pathways based upon current conditions and driving forces.


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2004